Last week, the U.S. Justice Department announced KMOV would have to be sold to prevent Gannett Co.’s purchase of Belo Corp. from violating antitrust laws.
The longtime anchor was suspended and then fired on May 22 from his position at KMOV following Facebook comments he made about the Internal Revenue Service.
Actually, it was two sides of the same story. One side was told by Conners and the other by his former bosses, who are being sued by Conners for defamation.
After a legal setback this week, former KMOV anchor Larry Conners took to his familiar soapbox on Facebook to explain his next move.
A judge on Thursday blocked the former newsman’s request to temporarily block a non-compete clause Conners had signed with KMOV.
KMOV-TV Reporter Chris Nagus is the Investigative Reporter for Channel 4 in Saint Louis. When he was contacted by viewers about a local contracting business he had no idea it was about to go national.
Larry Conners posted on his Facebook Sunday that he has received a job offer in the St. Louis area, but KMOV won’t let him take it.
Just weeks after Belo Corp., owner of St. Louis’s KMOV-TV, was acquired by Gannett Broadcasting, two more St. Louis TV stations have changed hands.
Belo Corporation, the parent company that owns KMOV Channel 4 and several other stations, has been sold to Gannett Broadcasting.
Taking to Facebook again on Sunday, Conners revealed his former employer’s response to what he considered a “reasonable” settlement offer.