Melanie Streeper was preparing to start her new job as traffic reporter with KMOV when she learned that the job no longer existed.  And now she’s suing the St. Louis CBS-affiliate for breach of contract.

According to STLtoday.com, Streeper filed suit in St. Louis Circuit Court this week and is seeking a judgment “in excess of $82,000.”  Included in the court documents is a letter from KMOV news director Sean McLaughlin that includes the line “I am pleased to offer you the position of traffic reporter for KMOV.”

McLaughlin tells STLtoday.com that there “was never a signed contract.” Read more