Local TV station cuts staff

March 31, 2009 6:49:35 AM PDT
NBC's Raleigh affiliate, WNCN, laid off 20 percent on its staff Monday.The station blames a slump in advertising sales caused by the recession. The station has not confirmed how many employees were cut, but said cuts included management, sales staff and reporters.

WNCN is owned by Richmond-based Media General.