Wednesday Marked Bob Opsahl’s Last Day At WFTV After Outstanding 38 Year Career

By  //  May 26, 2016

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Surprises Martie Salt For 'One Last Whirl'

ABOVE VIDEO: WFTV Anchor Bob Opsahl walked onto the Channel 9 set at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday to anchor the last half hour of the noon newscast with longtime co-anchor Martie Salt, who was pleasantly surprised.

WFTV Anchor Bob Opsahl walked onto the Channel 9 set at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday to anchor the last half hour of the noon newscast with longtime co-anchor Martie Salt, who was pleasantly surprised.

““I really wanted to whirl around the dance floor one more time,” Bob said.

“Well that’s very sweet,” Martie said.

Photos: Bob Opsahl and Martie Salt share final newscast 

Video: Bob Opsahl and Martie Salt discuss their memories with each other

Wednesday marks Bob’s last day at Channel 9 after 38 years, and the dynamic duo, Bob and Martie, anchored together for 26 years.

With tears in her eyes, but a smile on her face, Martie expressed how happy she was to anchor with Bob for one last time.

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“What a total surprise this is,” Martie said. “You are a gentleman and a friend, and an anchor in this newsroom.”

BELOW VIDEO: Bob presented his final newscast on Channel 9 during the Eyewitness News at 6 p.m. Wednesday.


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