Friday, March 31, 2017

Bloodbath at NY1: Some of Your Favorite On-Air Staffers Get the Ax

By Don Kaplan 

It seems NY1's new owners, Spectrum, are opting for a far narrower spectrum of talent.

An unexpected round of layoffs swept through the beloved local news channel's newsroom Thursday, axing more than a dozen longtime on-air staffers including parenting correspondent Shelley Goldberg, anchor John Schiumo and film critic Neil Rosen.

The plan, according to sources, is to replace expensive established talent with younger and cheaper people. 

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Source: The New York Daily News (via The Empire Report)

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