Sports activities reporter Jared Phillips leaves WTEN

Jared Phillips leaves NEWS10ABC. The sports activities reporter has been on the station for 2 years and involves the area from Springfield, Illinois, the place he lined highschool sports activities for, which is broadcast solely on-line.

“The final two years have been a improbable alternative full of progress each professionally and personally,” Phillips wrote, partially, in his farewell message on Twitter.

He went on to thank native athletes, coaches and directors, in addition to a number of of his colleagues – two of whom have additionally resigned (Michael Barth and Liana Bonavita).

Philips says it’ll wait till it visits its new residence base later this week to announce publicly the place it’s headed. He confirmed that he’s staying on TV.

He’s the nineteenth broadcasting persona to depart his position in 2022 and the fifth broadcasting employees to depart WTEN / NEWS10ABC. Earlier this yr, Tim Lake, Mary Wilson, Spencer Tracy and the aforementioned Bonavita stated goodbye to their roles on the Nexstar-owned station.

His departure on July 8 theoretically leaves the station with Griffin Haas as the only sports activities reporter. Nexstar has a spot within the broadcast listed within the profession part of their web site, however there is just one / basic point out of protecting sports activities (listed together with politics, information and social) on that put up.

Extra on what is going on to occur there once I hear again from WTEN’s information director.

As for Phillips, follow him on Twitter for updates.

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