Ex-Reporter Loses Ageism Suit Against Lexingtons’ WKYT

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By Andrew Gauthier Comment

Lexington Herald-Leader

Jerry Sander Former television news reporter Jerry Sander has lost an age-discrimination lawsuit against his former employer, Lexington CBS affiliate WKYT (Channel 27).

In a ruling late Friday, federal Judge Karl Forester sided with WKYT’s parent company on all of Sander’s claims, saying the reporter voluntarily quit after a meeting in February 2008 in which he refused to do work for the station’s Web site and its “SnoGo” school and business closings.

“Sander’s voluntary resignation was clear,” Forester wrote. More…

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