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Staff cut in merger of WTEN and WXXA

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Longtime television news broadcaster Ann Hughes and five other people lost their jobs Wednesday at Albany’s WXXA, Fox 23.

Sports director Kristian Read and chief photographer Barry Sanders also were laid off in cuts related to a recent merger with WTEN, News 10. Read had been on the job since last spring.

The three other people released were off-camera personnel.

“As we continue to try to aggregate our assets and manage our coverage, we ...

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February 14, 2013
7:28 a.m.

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And they kept that hack from NYC Angelique Tege, really? Too bad Ann was a great reporter, I'm sure she will land on her feet.

February 14, 2013
7:36 a.m.

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A very personable, down to earth reporter - What a shame

February 14, 2013
9:01 a.m.

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Ann Hughes would make a great replacement for Liz Bishop who can retire in as little as 2.5 years. Just think, Ann could be paired with Greg Floyd again.

February 14, 2013
6:32 p.m.

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Always liked the way Ann Hughes did her job.

Marincic why did you pick Tege?