Les Smith resigns from WAVY-TV 10

News anchor Les Smith has resigned from WAVY-TV, Channel 10, Tuesday. "In his 22 years at WAVY, Les has been a major contributor to WAVY's success, both on the air and in the newsroom," said WAVY News Director ... Full Story
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Eleanor Hawkins

Norfolk, VA

#1 Apr 25, 2007
All the best Les in your endeavors. Another celebrity right under our finger tips. Continue to excel.
Teresa Miles

Hampton, VA

#2 Apr 25, 2007
why did he resign? I wish you the best!
Totie

Bealeton, VA

#3 Apr 26, 2007
Les, I wish you the best of the best, We will miss your savvy way of delivering the news on televison. Good luck and take care
Verne

Battery Park, VA

#4 Apr 29, 2007
Why did he resign? This has been a sudden suprise as it was when Alveta was out of circulation without viewers knowing. What is happening at WAVY?
Suzie

AOL

#5 May 5, 2007
I wish Les all the best . I will miss laughing with him at the station...He is a wonderful guy..We will miss his presence on the air
larybee

United States

#6 May 9, 2007
anybody know how to reach les smith? His home address?or why he left TV? tnx.
larybee

United States

#7 May 9, 2007
Hi. anybody know how to reach les smith? where he lives, goes to work out etc. why he left TV really. must know now. tnx.
dtn

Newport News, VA

#8 May 10, 2007
easy larybee - don't be a stalker. It's just a guy delivering the news.
Ron Wood

Suffolk, VA

#9 May 12, 2007
Why wont anyone tells us what happened to Les Smith we have the right to know
dtn

United States

#10 May 12, 2007
Hey Ron, no you don't. He worked for a private employer, not for you. Just chalk it up to one of life's mysteries. Or see if you can get one of the other channels to do an in depth investigation. I feel the issue is eating away at you.
Katy Hertford NC

United States

#11 Jun 28, 2007
Wavy is not the same without Les, they just seem to let the great ones go, the news is not the same without that smiling face on the screen. We miss you Les, God Bless you in whatever you plan on doing in the future.
Lee

Norfolk, VA

#12 Jul 19, 2007
I hope Les is well and not suffering with a disease, or illness. He will be missed after so many years on Wavy TV here.
Glynda Whalen

Williamsburg, VA

#13 Aug 3, 2007
Sure am sorry Les left, You've lost a huge talent, the news is not the same. Les. I had a son at Denbigh High when you were there, You've done well for yourself and we wish you the very best.
cool

Newport News, VA

#15 Aug 6, 2007
let it go man, let it go. He left months ago and you are still getting wood over him.
Eric Miller of Chesapeake

AOL

#16 Aug 23, 2007
Les, sorry to here you left WAVY. It's been my favorite since I've been in the Hampton Roads area, more than 25 years. Since that time you have been my favorite Anchor. Don't know the details of your departure/resignation, but nonetheless, I wish you the best and hope to here from you or see you soon. Best wishes and God Bless!!
Alan West

Newport News, VA

#17 Sep 13, 2007
I was watching their 50yrs look back and there were no clips of him and it crossed my mind "that was strange" only to find out that he left the station under mysterious circumstances. Just goes to show that there is absolutely no loyalty from employer to employee. He worked his A** off for them for years and this is how it ends? I bet they didnít even give him a gold watch.

Since: Jul 07

Tidewater, VA

#18 Sep 13, 2007
Hey Alan, I'm surprised he wasn't on there! That is a shame! He was a large part of & awesome 4 WAVY! Velveta probably wouldn't let them. She gave Lisa Joyner Keri Fury (then Matson) a hard way to go & not so nice off camera...@ least the 1 day when I saw her at ORF.
Alan West

Newport News, VA

#19 Sep 13, 2007
Actually who I would really like to see on the air again with her effervescent smile is Cynthia Lima. But she just had to get married to that navy admiral and move to Hawaii.

Since: Jul 07

Tidewater, VA

#20 Sep 13, 2007
yeah, Lima was cute. Thought she was WVEC 13. I still can't believe WTKR 03 fired everyone. John Castlebury was a great local sportscaster! He made WAVY's Raider # 2. His wife, Carolyn Castlebury didn't leave WAVY long after.

Thanks 4 sharing the thoughts on the WAVY 50! Wasn't it a one time show? I wonder who else they left out now.
huh what

Newport News, VA

#21 Sep 14, 2007
Alan West wrote:
I was watching their 50yrs look back and there were no clips of him and it crossed my mind "that was strange" only to find out that he left the station under mysterious circumstances. Just goes to show that there is absolutely no loyalty from employer to employee. He worked his A** off for them for years and this is how it ends? I bet they didnít even give him a gold watch.
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