Eighteen years and a preferred morning present weren’t sufficient to maintain WLOX-TV anchor Meggan Gray employed. The Mississippi morning co-anchor will not be vaccinated and, subsequently, not eligible for employment on the tv station. No jab means no job, regardless that Gray had already had COVID and he or she willingly submitted to weekly COVID checks.
“I may have lost my job, but I preserved my integrity,” stated Gray in response.
“It hurts saying goodbye; it hurts parting on these terms. However, I know in my heart it is the right decision for me and my family,” Meggan Gray stated. Here’s extra. https://t.co/09Pq0WGsWR
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WLOX is a part of Gray Television, which required all staff at their affiliate stations to be vaccinated by September thirtieth, one thing Gray was not comfy with.
“I know there will be people who disagree with me or do not understand my reasons. That is fully understood because that is a protected right they enjoy,” Gray wrote in a Facebook submit. “Moreover, it is a personal decision for each American; but in my opinion, a forced decision to decide between a vaccination and the livelihood of an individual is a dangerous precedent.”
Gray co-hosted WLOX-TV’s Good Morning Mississippi and had been a part of the station for almost 20 years.
“It hurts saying goodbye; it hurts parting on these terms. However, I know in my heart it is the right decision for me and my family,” added Gray.
The now former anchor doesn’t know what her subsequent profession step shall be, although she does have loads of expertise in entrance of a digital camera. And since she has already survived COVID, Gray ought to get one other shot. Just not a vaccine.