A centralization of two departments by Scripps Howard Broadcasting will result in five jobs being dropped at WCPO, according to an Enquirer article here.
Scripps is centralizing both their traffic (as in, commercial sales and scheduling, not the type that affects the drive to and from work) and graphics departments which will operate out of Tampa (east) or Phoenix (west). This is being done with all ten of Scripps' TV properties nationwide.
The centralization will happen around 9/1 for the traffic department, then 2 months later all graphics should be centralized.
By the way, our friends at Ohio Media Watch posted this one about 5 hours ago as part of their larger update for today, only their story was about WEWS-TV 5/Cleveland, which is also a Scripps-owned ABC affiliate...
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