It's a rough week to be a broadcaster.
Television and radio personalities landed near the bottom of the list, at position 184 of 200, of Career Cast's rankings of the best jobs in America, which were based on work environment, stress, pay and hiring outlook. We might have a new consideration: prospect of public embarrassment.
For a few anchors this week, the cameras and microphones made all the difference as they bumbled their way into broadcasting troubles.
A new anchor on NBC news in North Dakota made a dazzling first impression when he opened his first newscast, on his first day, by mumbling swear words with his head down.
His co-anchor introduced him anyway and try as he might to recover from the mistake, A.J. Clemente was fired. Though he did land himself an appearance on the Today Show.
Another whoopsie of the news world involved a radio host in Kelowna, B.C., who admitted she was writing pressRead More »from Swears, mix-ups mark an embarrassing week in broadcasting