WJLA Anchor Says McKelway Wanted to Get Fired

By Andrew Gauthier 

Media Matters

Anchorman Leon Harris of WJLA TV in Washington, D.C. — where Fox News reporter Doug McKelway worked until earlier this year — said he believed McKelway might have wanted to get fired from the station so he could go to a conservative outlet.

“His last couple of years had left a lot of people inside scratching their heads wondering where he was coming from,” Harris, a former CNN anchorman, said Sunday. “It seemed like to me from where I sat he was looking like someone who was trying to find a way to be fired. He may have found that he loves conservative bias news coverage and conservative talk and that is where he wanted to be and he might have found a way to get to it.” More…