WTVJ-NBC 6‘s Bob Mayer, a fixture in the South Florida TV market for four decades, will say farewell to viewers and colleagues next month. Mayer, 63, retires July 1.
“An easy decision that was painful,” says Mayer, whose contract expired in April. He was offered a new contract, he says, but opted to leave while NBC is owned by General Electric so he receives an enhanced retirement package. Comcast is expected to become majority owner of NBC Universal later this year in a joint venture.
“Retiring now is financially much more beneficial,” Mayer says. More…