With the end of a month approaching, it’s “goodbye” time for workers who have taken buyouts at their companies which are trying to cut costs.
At NPR, newscaster Jean Cochran gave her last newscast on Friday, the moment captured in this video.
Newscaster Paul Brown also took the buyout as did Morning Edition editor Anne Hawke, producer Jim Wildman and Steve Munro, according to Current.org.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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