Veteran political reporter Joe Battenfeld is leaving Fox 25 after a seven-year run and has landed a radio show on WRKO.
Battenfeld’s contract with WFXT-TV (Ch. 25) runs out next week–a month before Election Day–and the station has decided not to renew it.
“I’ve had a great run and I think I’ve helped make Fox 25 a force in political coverage,” Battenfeld told MediaBiz yesterday. “I’m very happy to be moving on and I can also think of several politicians who will be happy I’m moving on.” More…