Investigative Reporter Lands at New Station After Layoffs

By Andrew Gauthier 

Oregon Media Central

Investigative reporter Kerry Tomlinson is moving to KATU after having been cut in a recent round of KPTV layoffs just shy of her 10-year anniversary with the station.

She replaces Jeff Jaeger, who was told the station was looking for someone who better fit their “On Your Side” brand.

A recent KATU job listing said the station sought an “enterprising and aggressive reporter to join our ‘On Your Side’ team of investigative and consumer reporters.”

But will Tomlinson still be telling us which restaurants received poor ratings from health inspectors? Anchor Wayne Garcia and others have been covering Fox 12’s “Dirty Dining” segment since Tomlinson’s departure More…

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