Conners had been employed by the station since 1986, but was fired a week ago after writing a controversial post on Facebook.
Charlie has a conversation with Larry Conners, former KMOV-TV anchor in STL; and he talks with Michael Kelley about STL metermaids; with Carlos Wilson of Kirkwood Station Brewing; with Kathy Osborn about a new initiative for young diverse professionals; with WSJ’s Damian Paletta about the IRS hearings; and with Ellyn Angelotti of Poynter Institute about gov’t access to reporters’ phone records.
A local educator and former collegue is chiming in on the firing of long-time St. Louis news anchor Larry Conners.
Longtime St. Louis anchorman Larry Conners was fired from KMOV Wednesday after comments he made on Facebook about the Internal Revenue Service.
Conners has hired St. Louis attorney Merle Silverstein. Silverstein issued a letter to media outlets claiming that the corporate order “is the only reason for his silence.”
Conners wrote Monday night that shortly after he interviewed President Obama and his wife in April 2012 the IRS “started hammering” him.
KMOV’s Larry Conners took to Facebook Monday night saying he was also targeted by the agency following an interview with the President.
You know her as news anchor on KMOX, but did you know she’s also an author and mother of two? This week on The Voice Box we sit down with Carol Daniel and find out how she balances everything.
“I think there was a poll that came out today, Mark, that said we’re basically tied,” McCaskill told KMOX’s Mark Reardon.
Tonight’s result sets up what is likely to be a closely-watched November contest between the Republican candidate and incumbent Democrat Claire McCaskill.