The Philadelphia Business Journal reported last week that CBS3 had laid off 14 people, including sports anchor Leslie Van Arsdall. UPDATE: Crossing Broad reports that 17 employees were let go from NBC Sports Philadelphia. Posted on August 5, 2020. NBCUniversal confirmed it has begun layoffs that could reportedly amount to almost 10% of its 35,000 employees just a week after parent company Comcast Corp. reported the division suffered a 25% decline in revenue due to theme park closures, the postponement of movie releases and faltering advertising sales. The latest evidence of SportsNetâs demise, for the past three years renamed âNBC Sports Philadelphia,â was the announced dismissal last week of 17 employees from what already was a â¦ Among them were Phillies broadcaster Gregg Murphy, NBC Sports Philly Director of Communications Maureen Quilter, and former The 700 Level founder Enrico Campitelli. Kelli Johnson out at NBC Sports Bay Area as layoffs hit network Anchor will finish out the baseball season with the regional cable channel. Columnist: NBC Sports Philadelphia Layoffs Show "Missed Opportunity" August 10, 2020 The "ruining" of NBC Sports Philadelphia is a story of "corporate shortsightedness, missed opportunity, and a fundamental misunderstanding of Philadelphia sports fans," according to Mike Sielski of the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. Over the past few days, NBCUniversal began a round of layoffs that could amount to 10% of its workforce. Share this: â¦ NBC Sports Philadelphia Phillies reporter Gregg Murphy, currently off air with COVID-19 symptoms, was let go, per the Philadelphia Inquirer, though heâll â¦ Phillies broadcaster Gregg Murphy among NBC Sports Philadelphia layoffs. The Philadelphia Inquirer also â¦ There were also multiple cuts on the digital side. Sports media employees have felt the same impact as those in so many other industries, and on Monday the unfortunate ramifications of the economic crisis hit NBC Sports â¦ On Wednesday, Kevin Kinkead of Crossing Broad covered the layoffs at NBC Sports Philadelphia, and he included a paragraph about how some of the layoffs â¦ The company said NBC Sports Philadelphia, NBC10 and Telemundo 62 were all â¦ The 17 NBC Sports Philadelphia layoffs essentially amount to 12% of its 140 employees. Those numbers are similar to what has been reported at its sister regional sports networks: 20 layoffs â¦ @RobTornoe writes that at least 15 staffers were let go at NBC Sports Philadelphia. By Destiny Lugardo. Ourand reports similar layoffs at many of NBCâs regional sports networks, including Chicago, the Bay Area, Boston, and Philadelphia.