OUT! at KTVU BREAKING NEWS from 415 Media
Roland De Wolk: Investigate Producer
Cristina Gastelu: Special Projects Producer
Brad Belstock: Producer
**Three independent sources confirmed the firings to me. All spoke on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the story.
UPDATE: 10:07: Statement from Tom Raponi: GM, KTVU
"Consistent with our apology, we are carrying through with our responsibility to minimize the thoughtless repetition of the video by others."
Note: Elvin Sledge, a veteran news producer who works the Noon Show, (and was on duty the day of the gaffe), told management that he's retiring. According to a source, Sledge weeks ago informed his bosses he was going to retire, well before the Asiana Airline name snafu.
**I am told a Cox Media attorney went to KTVU and conducted "major" investigation.
**Source tells me "they are not done yet--could be more."
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