Mike LaPoint, who joined WPXI in 2007 as chief meteorologist, is out at the Pittsburgh NBC affiliate. The Pittburgh Post-Gazette reports that LaPoint’s contract was not renewed.
“We met with Mike [in] late summer and told him we wouldn’t likely be renewing his contract at the end of the year,” WPXI GM Ray Carter told the Post-Gazette in an email. “He began a quiet search at that point and as I understand it, is in the running for a couple of different weather jobs.
Pittsburgh NBC affiliate WPXI has not renewed sports reporter Rich Walsh‘s contract. Walsh was told his position was eliminated due to a “budget issue,” the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. “While we don’t have any plans to announce... Read Post
Pittsburgh NBC-affiliate WPXI has swapped the schedules of two meteorologists, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Mike LaPoint (pictured), formerly the meteorologist for the weekday morning newscast, has been reassigned to weekend... Read Post