Newsplex General Manager Jay Barton is temporarily acting as news director as the station reorganizes following layoffs. Photo: Courteney Stuart

Airing out: Increased fees lead to staff cuts at Newsplex

Seven people are out of work at the Newsplex television stations, according to the stations’ General Manager Jay Barton, who said the reduction in staff was prompted by an “exponential” increase in the affiliation agreements with the networks that provide the programming, and was achieved through layoffs and attrition. “The bottom line is the bottom […]