In Boston, Veterans Richardson and Barlow Exit

By Andrew Gauthier 

Boston Herald

Boston’s TV news landscape saw some major shakeups yesterday as Channel 5 legend Mary Richardson announced she was leaving the station after three decades and Channel 4 weather honcho Ken Barlow was shown the door.

Richardson, a longtime anchor and reporter who has been a staple on the nightly program “Chronicle” for 25 years, said she’d been talking to WCVB-TV President and General Manager Bill Fine about her future “on and off” over the last couple years.


“It’s something I’ve been thinking about and finally, I told Bill, ‘This is it, this is the time,’ ” Richardson said. “I just passed a milestone – 25 years at Chronicle.” More…