Updated: At Channel 6 Alexander is Out and Meyers is In
Monday, May 16, 2011
Main anchor---Allison Alexander who anchored the 6pm and 11pm shows with John DeLuca has now parted ways with the station as of today we are told by station insiders. Alexander would only confirm to us that she is no longer with the station.
Sources tell us that Alexander’s contract had been the subject of the discussion for the owners who have recently taken over Channel 6. Alexander by all accounts was good to work with and had an aggressive style which brought some excitement to the anchor desk. She maintained high energy and worked to engage the viewer.
amomknowsbest.com which provides a wide range of information for working Mom’s. The site, which is impressive (even though I am not a working mom) has been live for about a month now and has a personal touch from Alexander all through the site.
GoLocal reached out to News Director Dan Fabrizio for comment on Alexander leaving but we have not heard back so far. The station did put out a news release naming Karen Meyers as the new anchor late this afternoon after GoLocal started to ask about the departure of Alexander. Meyers, according to the release, has worked at New England Cable News, and at a station in Washington, DC , and Burlington, Vermont. She will apparently start this week.
FCC a done deal
We can also update the sale of Channel 6 as well. According to newsblues.com, the FCC as of May 12th, officially transferred the ownership rights to Citadel. All along this was a given but now it is official as far as the FCC is concerned and paperwork for the license.
So a new day arrives at Channel 6. With lots of changes and reports of low morale. These new owners sure have some work to do to fix two things:
2. How their employees feel about their new boss
You could argue #2 is more important before you can even think about #1.
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