Anchor Leaving Buffalo’s WIVB, WNLO

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Buffalo News

Lisa Flynn will sign off television Wednesday, leaving her high-profile news anchor career for the humbler but more rewarding title of Mommy.

Flynn, who anchors the 5:30 p.m. newscast on WIVB, Channel 4, and the 10 p.m. news on its sister station, WNLO, says for the past two years, her schedule of working 2 to 10:30 p.m. has been tough on her son, Thomas, now 7, and her husband, Tom Burton, an attorney with a busy practice.

“Right now I think, ‘Why didn’t I do it sooner?,’ but I can’t focus on that. For the past six months I’ve had such clarity, but the emotion is difficult,” she says. More…