Michael Finney, veteran consumer anchor and editor is, according to my circle7 spy, outraged over the dismissal of a "prominent" producer that assists him at KGO's "Ask Finney-Seven on Your Side consumer office.
The name of the
UPDATED: We've learned through a source the name of the fired person: It's "7 on Your Side" Associate Producer, Ricquel Newman.
Making matters worse, the dismissal of the producer had the OK from mercurial News Director, Tracey Watkowski-Silva who might be in troubled waters after this transaction. A source told me this could result in walking papers for Watkowski-Silva who is not a favorite by many staffers inside the KGO newsroom.
The overall story here is the fact that Finney is livid and that doesn't bode well for the News Director.
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