Big Apple Station Bounces Larry Mendte


New York sources tell FTVLive that WPIX has handed Larry Mendte his walking papers.

Mendte who is best known for being convicted for hacking his co-anchor's email account when he was an anchor in Philly did not have his contract renewed according to the source. 

Mendte had been hired by former News Director Bill Carey to do commentaries for the NY station. 

WPIX has been struggling in the ratings for years and recently hired Mark Effron to try and turn the awful station around.  

It appears that Effron did not see Mendte as part of that effort.  

Mendte has made no mention of him leaving the station on his Twitter account. He still list himself as "News Commentator for Tribune Broadcasting @WPIX" in his Twitter bio.

More as we hear it.