My plan didn't factor in multiple moves across the country or layoffs or delays--the unforeseen things that *seemed* to slow me down.
I've always considered myself an everyday girl with a not-so-everyday job. However, over the years, I've learned viewers don't quite see reporters the same way...
I still remember one of my first live hits in Newfoundland--a story about Kathy Dunderdale not too long before she became Premier--and nervously going over my script, while my camera man shuffled around me. Everything was in place--the monitor behind me, the lights, my mic was on--but there was just one problem: I was too … Continue reading “Reporting LIVE, from the top of this box…”
Even though I personally knew the weather anchor, she might as well have been a complete stranger on that first day. Interacting with her and everyone else felt like banter with strangers.