Rival Meteorologist And Other Journalists Fill In So WBDJ Journalists Can Go To Memorial

And here you have the other side of journalism.

We saw the awful, dark, and twisted mind at work last week when Alison Parker and Adam Wade were shot dead while doing a live shot in Roanoke, Virginia.

Monday, two former employees manned the evening broadcasts. Retired anchor Keith Humphry stepped in. Meteorologist Andrew Freiden is now at a rival station, NBC12, but he got his start at WDBJ. They were backed up by crews from CBS’ national news operation and the company’s sister stations in Springfield, Missouri and Wichita, Kansas.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports this was all so the staff and crew could go to the Memorial for Alison and Adam.

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If you’ve worked in local news, like I have, you’re not surprised that these colleagues came through.

If you haven’t, let your heart exhale for a moment, knowing that even in life’s darkest moments, true goodness and kindness come shining through.

Read more in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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Rival Meteorologist And Other Journalists Fill In So WBDJ Journalists Can Go To Memorial

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