“As much as I would have loved to have continued to deliver the morning news, and as happy as I was with my current contract terms, unfortunately renewal negotiations were unsuccessful,” he wrote in a prepared statement . “I take great pride in having helped launch the FoxCT Morning News seven years ago when it began as a two-hour weekday newscast from 6 to 8 a.m.”
Byrnes came to WTIC in 2008, from Inside Edition where he was a correspondent. His bio has been removed from the station website and a check of TVEyes showed Byrnes did not anchor this morning’s show.
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