In a memo to the staff, WESH General Manager Jim Carter said he believed Sugalski, 44, had accepted an offer from another station in town, based on a discussion with Sugalski and her agent.
But she can’t appear on another station immediately. In a standard practice for the industry, a noncompete clause would keep her off the air for a year.
One rumor sweeping the local media has Sugalski going to WFTV-Channel 9.
“I really can’t comment on that,” said WFTV General Manager Shawn Bartelt. “We don’t comment on competitors’ talent, contracts. We just don’t. She’s very talented. We wish her the very best. We know she’s going to have a great future.”….Cont…..