Familiar Anchors Victims of Local Downturn

Dec 1, 2008  •  Post A Comment

Veteran anchors are losing their jobs at local stations, which don’t want to keep paying their big salaries while advertising revenues are plunging, the New York Times says. The downside: “Basically, you replace someone who knows City Hall with someone who can’t find it,” John Beard, who lost his job at KTTV last December after 26 years as a news anchor in Los Angeles, tells the paper.
—Jon Lafayette

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