– New York: WCBS-TV (which was home to “Black Wednesday” in 1996 when seven on-air personalities were laid off) dropped two correspondents, and canceled its Sports Sunday wrap-up show.
– Dallas: More layoffs at KTVT/KTXA, where several more were let go (scroll down) and there was nothing positive about public-affairs program Positively Texas getting positively canceled, with the market’s first African-American female news anchor in Dallas (Iola Johnson) getted axed as well.
– San Francisco: KPIX-TV laid off fourteen people there, including veteran reporters Manny Ramos and Bill Schechner.
– Boston: Ratings-challenged WBZ-TV axed a whopping 30 employees, with the layoffs cutting across all departments, including the newsroom, interactive, promotions, sales, and engineering.
– Pittsburgh: KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV cut ten people (third item)
– Denver: KCNC-TV let six people go, with possibly more coming in the engineering department.
-Sacramento – KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV let two reporters go, as well as several other employees.