At NPR, buyouts bring year-end goodbyes, final sign offs

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