Former television reporter Lisa Benson speaks out about wrongful firing verdict

Lisa Benson Cooper, a former reporter at KSHB Channel 41, still believes race played a factor in her failure to climb the ranks at KSHB Channel 41, despite a jury’s decision absolving her former employee of racial discrimination.
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Lisa Benson Cooper, a former reporter at KSHB Channel 41, still believes race played a factor in her failure to climb the ranks at KSHB Channel 41, despite a jury’s decision absolving her former employee of racial discrimination.

Toriano Porter is an opinion writer and member of The Star’s Editorial Board. He’s received state-wide, regional and national recognition for reporting since joining McClatchy in 2012.