A married Richmond, Va., anchorman romantically linked to co-worker Gretchen Carlson, a former Miss America, has been fired but station officials say it had nothing to do with the relationship. Wayne Lynch, news director at WRIC-TV, said the dismissal of Kevin McGraw was "purely a ratings decision" since the McGraw-anchored 6 p.m. newscast is last among Richmond's three television stations. Carlson is a reporter at WRIC and earlier this year the television show "Hard Copy" reported that she and McGraw were lovers. Carlson is still under contract to the station and will continue working. McGraw's wife is seeking a divorce.
WAS IT RATINGS OR ROMANCE?
By Deseret News