Sinclair Swings the Ax in Portland

And the hits just keep on coming....

Despite the fact that Sinclair will likely post a record 4th quarter in the amount of money they made, it's not stopping them from cutting some of the people that helped bring in all that money. 

Sinclair's pink slip express made a stop on the West coast, at Portland's KATU. 

At least two newsroom jobs, including prominent news anchor Natali Marmion were shown the door and word is that other cuts went down inside the station as well.

"This was basically a restructuring of the station as we move forward to the year," said KATU general manager John Tamerlano told The Oregonian.

Marmion had worked KATU for nearly 20 years, according to her biography on the station's website. Also laid off was Nick Bradshaw, an assignment manager who is highly regarded by KATU's news staff.

He had been with the station since 2009.

Tamerlano declined to say whether there were any other cuts in the organization.

More cuts are expcted at other Sinclair stations throughout the week.