“It wasn’t a shock,” Sidlow told The Bee. “I had a pretty good idea over the last few months that I could be let go.”
Sidlow had been with the Nexstar owned Fresno NBC affiliate for 28 years. She also teaches journalism at Fresno State and said she does not plan to look for a job in other markets.
Prado, who was let go Monday, told The Bee she felt blindsided, “I anchored yesterday’s noon show and ended it by saying what I say everyday, ‘Thanks for joining me and I’ll see you tomorrow.’” She added, “I would have loved to have had the opportunity to say good-bye to my co-workers and viewers who have allowed me to come into their homes for almost 10 years.” Read more