Sep 4, 2009

WIN, loss, WIN, loss, as morale plummets

Staff purges at WIN TV, with both the CFO and the CEO being sacked this week, have led to a drop in staff morale. The reasons for the sackings are not known, especially since WIN has been doing better than most in the TV industry this year.

Glenn Dyer — <em>Crikey</em> business and media commentator

Glenn Dyer

Crikey business and media commentator

It has been a week of sackings at WIN TV, the country’s fourth commercial TV network and major affiliate of the Nine Network.

WIN is controlled by the 81-year-old Bruce Gordon, who this week sacked the chief financial officer and then, late yesterday, flicked successful CEO David Butorac who had been there about 18 months.

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