Cuts at WNPR?


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?

WTNH-TV/WCTX-TV Appoints New General Manager

0624091413a-higginsIt’s Mark Higgins who comes from Phoenix advertising agency The Spark Group where he was Chief Operating Officer.

Death of Former News Director’s Son Apparently Accidental, Self-Inflicted, Drug-Related


More on the tragic death of former WFSB News Director Lyn Tolan’s son.

Former WFSB News Director Suffers Loss of Son

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. wfsb_logo

Tragedy: Apparent Murder-Suicide Involving Courant/Fox61 Employee

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.


Where Are They Now? Kenneth P. Vogel…

20090413_ken_vogel_18Click 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.Journal Inquirer




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.

Sunday Talk

Face the State  WFSB  11 am

Host: Dennis House

Corey Brinson, Republican running for Secretary of the State.

The state budget, race for Governor and race for U.S. Senate withWFSB Political Analysts Brian Flaherty & Duby McDowell

The Real Story  Fox61   8:30 am/ CW20 WTXX-TV 11 am

Host: Shelly Sindland

CT Newsmakers  WVIT/NBC30   6:00 am

Host: Tom Monahan

Medicaid cuts: Patricia Baker, President & CEO, Ct. Health Foundation, Evelyn Richardson, Hartford Mother Of Three

Health Care: Dr. Laureen Rubino, President, Hartford County Medical Association,Dr. Courtland Lewis, Outgoing President, Hartford County Medical Assn.

Salvation Army: Captain Terry Wood discusses the impact of the economy on the Connecticut Salvation Army

Focus on Connecticut   News12    Saturday: 7:30 am, 11 am, 2:30 pm, 7:30 pm.                  Sunday: 2:30 am, 7:30 am, 11 am, 1:30 pm, 5:30 pm

Host: Tom Appleby

First selectmen from Greenwich and Fairfield,  Peter Tesei (R) and Ken Flatto (D).


Capitol Report Sunday at 8 pm

Replays of: The Real Story (8:30 PM), CT Newsmakers (9 pm),  Face the State (9:30 pm), On the Record (10 pm)

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