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News 12 Long Island's Jackie Lukas, Jamie Stuart, Shari Einhorn and Christine Insinga leave the channel

News 12 Long Island's Jackie Lukas, Jamie Stuart, Shari Einhorn and Christine Insinga leave the channel
Veteran anchor Jackie Lukas and sports anchor Jamie Stuart, along with reporters Christine Insinga and Shari Einhorn, exited the channel in a newsroom reorganization.

Veteran anchor Jackie Lukas, sports anchor Jamie Stuart along with reporters Christine Insinga and Shari Einhorn announced their departures on social media posts.The reorganization was announced internally in early November when Altice told staffers that it planned to eliminate several part-time positions along with a sports anchor job.It said the part-time jobs would be converted to two full-time reporting jobs while the sports anchor role would turn into an investigative reporter role.Stuart — who began his career at Neighborhood News 12 after graduating from Syracuse University — announced his departure by saying in a video post over the weekend that "last night was my final night on the air.

"After nearly 16 years my time at News 12 has come to an end," Lukas posted on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter Saturday." Einhorn, News 12's longtime health reporter, wrote in part in her Facebook post, "It’s really hard to say goodbye especially after so long… After nearly 28 years, my time at News 12 Long Island has come to an end.

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