If you're having a bad day consider the goings-on at KTVU where they prepare for an extended newscast (10 PM -11: 30 -on April 17 ) but have some major issues at hand...
I've heard a lot about photographers and reporters getting robbed of gear. This week it wasn't a robbery that cost KTVU big, but one of their own. After a live shot the other day a camera guy (Jake Unger) forgot to load up a portable live unit and rolled his truck over it. One of those units costs over $20K!
On top of that... no one has dealt with it because there is no leadership in the newsroom. Assistant ND (and acting ND), Amber Eikel is in way over her head. If you thought there was no direction before it's a hundred times worse now. GM Gregg Kelley is forcing an 11 PM News on an already burned out staff. They are not adding one additional body to it!, so the 10 PM producer will now do an hour and half of news a night! That should really burn him out. But don't ask Kelley to care about that. He doesn't give a damn!
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