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Albritton Fires 26 at WJLA-TV

Jan 26, 2009  •  Post A Comment

Allbritton Communications has fired 26 employees from the company’s WJLA-TV, an ABC affiliate in Washington, D.C., the Washington Post reports. The company said the cuts, which it called a “financial necessity in light of economic straits,” will affect some on-air personalities, the newspaper says. Among the reporters fired were Andrea McCarren, Sarah Lee and Alisa Parenti, with most of the changes going into effect immediately, the Post says.
—Sergio Ibarra

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