KPTM Omaha Lays Off ~22, Cuts Programs

KPTM Fox 42 cut two programs from its lineup Friday at the same time that 22 employees were laid off or reduced to part-time hours, the Omaha World-Herald reported. At least two on-air personalities, weekend anchor Scott Patterson and reporter Julie Hong were let go. The programs that were cut were the station’s 4 p.m. local news program and it’s 4:30 p.m. lifestyle program.