Spokane’s KREM Drops Marquee Anchor

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Spokesman-Review

Veteran Spokane TV news anchor Nadine Woodward said she was targeted by station management for a 15 percent pay cut, then let go when she and the station couldn’t agree on terms.

Woodward, 47, worked for 19 years at KREM, owned by Texas-based Belo Corp. She was the station’s highly visible co-anchor during newscasts at 5, 6, 10 and 11 p.m.

Her last work day was Monday, said station General Manager Jamie Aitken.

“I think it was all about salary. Plus I think they could get somebody in there who would work for half my salary. And they could care less. It’s the nature of the business,” Woodward said. More…