Anchor Gordon Peterson Leaving WJLA

Gordon Peterson, one of the deans of local television news in Washington, says he plans to leave Sinclair’s ABC affiliate WJLA at the end of the year. But he insists he isn’t going away. “It’s not a retirement statement,” Peterson, a fixture on Washington’s airwaves for 45 years, said Friday. Chuckling, he added, “There’s still some mileage in this Chevy.”

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