Sinclair Broadcasting Ousts Maureen Bunyan, Months After Ouster of Leon Harris

January 9, 2017 Lauren Victoria Burke

Maureen Bunyan, a pioneering news broadcaster based in Washington, D.C. who has appeared on air for over 40, has been ousted at WJLA. The decision was made by conservative Sinclair Broadcasting. Bunyan was one of the first African American women in the U.S. to anchor a local evening news broadcast. Sinclair terminated Bunyan’s contract months after doing the same

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