Chip Carter to retire

- After 28 years behind the anchor desk, FOX 13 Sports Director Chip Carter has announced he plans to retire.

"I wish I could thank each and every one of you for inviting not only me but FOX 13 into your homes.  We take it as a privilege it is something we feel needs to be earned; it is never expected," he told viewers, before turning to his co-anchors. "I'm going to miss everybody here."

"This guy is a class act, let me tell you," Cynthia Smoot offered.

Chip is one of only three sports directors in WTVT's 66-year history, following in the footsteps of Salty Sol and Andy Hardy.

Chip's last day on the air will be February 26.



FOX 13's Chip Carter has announced he is retiring at the end of February after 28 years here at FOX 13. Chip, we will miss you as part of the FOX 13 family!

Posted by FOX 13 News - Tampa Bay on Tuesday, February 9, 2016


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