Journalist and broadcasting veteran Genevieve Barker left WECT and WSFX in Wilmington, where she was a news anchor, in July 2010.
“I’m sorry, but we do not comment on personnel (or personal) matters,” said Gary McNair, vice president and general manager of WECT.
“She finished working with us at the end of July. No specifics will be made available,” McNair added.
Barker began her broadcast work in the 1990s at WSOC in Charlotte, moving to WBTV to anchor overnights. She left in 1992 to join WECT, where she remained until 1999.
Barker began her on-air duties at WECT in September 2008.
Before joining WECT, Barker worked as a Hollywood producer for “Dancing with the Stars.” She also worked with actresses Jane Seymour and Jennie Garth as well as Spice Girl Melanie Brown, race car driver Helio Castroneves and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.
Barker is a graduate of the Dana Hall School in Wellesley, Mass., as well as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Date posted: August 23, 2010
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