Sander left the station in 2008 after it was proposed he manage a program on the station’s website that notifies viewers of school and business closings because of snow. Sander refused because he said he had no training in the program and wouldn’t “know how to even start, what button to push,” according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.
Sander left WKYT that day. He sued the station, claiming WKYT used that incident to terminate him for other reasons, including his age. The station maintains that he quit. The district court sided with the station in 2010. Read more