Claudine Wong has a legion of fans. I'm one of them.
I have marveled at her straight-forward news delivery but often chided her for her lack of emotion, lack of a simple laugh every now and then. Smile, Claudine, smile!
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As I watched KTVU's weekend 'Mornings on 2', not only was Wong smiling A LOT more, but downright almost laughing and chirping. It was a nice detour away from the usual placid-looking woman anchor who at times appeared to act as if she was auditioning for a CSPAN morning gig.
Two things we can deduce from this:
1. The power of 415 Media, (it's OK, I'll gladly accept a MO2 coffee cup and you all at KTVU just saved another dime from the consultants.)
2. Smiling and showing some genuine emotion will not rock the boat and lose viewership. Viewers want to see news, sure, but it also helps to see a popular anchor develop a personality too. We appreciate Claudine Wong's new vibe and hope she keeps it.
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