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 retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.