WBZ-TV News Director Fired

Larry Weil kc1ih@mac.com
Tue Jul 19 20:47:35 EDT 2005

At 08:00 PM 7/19/05, Mark Watson wrote:
>   Tuesday's Boston Herald reports that WBZ-TV Channel 4 (a/k/a CBS 
> 4) has fired news director Matt Ellis, who held the job for about 2 
> years. It is believed Ellis was ousted because there was no major 
> improvement in the ratings for newscasts. Jennifer Street, a 15 
> year veteran of WBZ-TV has been named acting news director.

I saw the same thing in today's Globe.  I thought it unusual that 
they announced that he was fired, usually it's that the person 
"resigned for personal reasons".

Larry Weil
Lake Wobegone, NH 

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