The Laurel has been told that WNPR swung the ax today, laying off Kim Grehn, the head of the station. We’re told that Kim pretty much built the current format. Other cuts?
Lyn Tolan, the former WFSB News Director, lost her son, Bryan Barbin, after a fatal stabbing Saturday night. Bryan was a student at Ohio University and was attending ComFest, Columbus’ annual community festival, when the stabbing took place. Read the story’s details here.
The Courant reports that late last night, Courant/Fox61 employee Alice Morrin, recently appointed Executive Assistant to the Publisher, had been involved in an apparent murder-suicide with her husband, James Morrin. For the full story from the Courant, click here.
Click here for Ken’s official bio. After his time spent practicing political reporting for various publications, includingThe Journal Inquirer of Manchester, he has now set down roots at Politico, specifically covering the confluence of money and politics.
If you’re unfamiliar with Ken’s background, here’s a quick overview… He developed his passion for journalism while studying at the University of Wisconsin. His thorough understanding of politics came later while he was part of an American Political Science Association fellowship that opened doors for him to get an excellent experience- working on the staffs of two House committees. These two passions have allowed him to find success at where he now resides, Politico.