In 1995, I walked into the Channel 8 newsroom in La Crosse, Wisconsin eager for my first day as a television reporter. I was assigned to do a live shot from the post office to talk about tax day and the rush of people trying to get their returns filed on time.
I had trained for this moment. In graduate school we took turns practicing “live shots” over and over again. I was ready to show that I could nail this assignment.Read More