“Live” TV can be one crazy experience

News anchors eating vomit, sports anchors being out done by wild fans, and x-rated surprises! Those are actually things that have happened on “live television.”

News consultants beat into the heads of TV news managers that the audience wants to see us reporters live, live, live! That’s why when it’s snowing outside, we’re standing on an icy road telling you “It’s snowing outside.” When it’s hot outside, that’s why we’re locked in a car “live” as the heat rises and we’re almost passing out. Ok I’m exaggerating a bit.

But sometimes things can get really weird. These “live surprises” will make you laugh.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Rebecca Aguilar

Journalism is my life. I've been a reporter for 33 years. I've covered the good, bad and ugly and along the way have won or have been nominated for 50 awards. I'm currently the VP of Online for the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and VP of Membership for Society of Professional Journalists, Fort Worth Chapter. I'm also an Emmy-nominated TV commentator.

Posted on November 27, 2013, in Journalist, News Now and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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