TVSpy has confirmed David Baer is no longer working at Harrisburg, PA, CBS affiliate WHP. The Sentinel reports the news director was apparently fired after his arrest for allegedly soliciting prostitution in June.
The Sentinel said Baer has been charged with patronizing prostitutes and is awaiting a preliminary hearing in August. He was one of three people arrested in a prostitution sting at a local hotel in in June.
Baer was hired as news director in April. Before coming to WHP, he worked at WXXA in Albany, NY. He has also worked in Springfield, MA, Indianapolis, IN, Raleigh, NC, Providence, RI, Portland, ME, and Buffalo, NY.
We have reached out to WHP general manager Arthur Hasson for comment. We will update when we hear back.