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NBC trades fatties for hotties for news background

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by imjustagirl, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    Awesome work, NBC. Sorry, fat, old employees...you can work off-camera.

    http://www.nypost.com/seven/06192009/gossip/pagesix/fatties_bad_news_at_nbc_174953.htm
     
  2. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    When will you old fatties learn? TV networks don't want you on camera.

    Unless you are Charles Barkley.
     
  3. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    I saw this this morning.

    If that doesn't tell you all you need to know about television journalism, nothing will.

    I want to know how the conversation went down. "Hey fatty, we ned you to move over to this cubicle tonight so that our hottie intern can sit in your seat."
     
  4. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    :)
     
  5. Frank_Ridgeway

    Frank_Ridgeway Well-Known Member

    Intern: "Please don't make me sit in his seat. The springs on this office chair are busted and there are fried chicken crumbs all over the desk."
     
  6. ringer

    ringer Member

    That's ironic. Isn't NBC the network that airs "The Biggest Loser?"

    IMO, they should put as many fatties as they can possibly fit in the background and consider it a free promo.
     
  7. thesnowman

    thesnowman Member

    Are we supposed to be surprised?
     
  8. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    Come on, NBC. Don't go halfway. Take that next step. Put them back there in swimsuits. Better yet, completely nude.


    NBC News. You know you want it.
     
  9. Brooklyn Bridge

    Brooklyn Bridge Active Member

    In my local market, the FOX affiliate has pushed out two long-term journalists in exchange for younger anchors. Oh, yeah, its a Tribune station. One of the girls has no business being on camera, but daddy is apparently a BFF of one of the Trib chairman
     
  10. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    The only "news background" most of the lot has consists of the local daily and a set of scissors.
     
  11. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Gee, the New York Post trashing NBC, color me surprised. The same column trashed Luke Russert, but doesn't seem to have a problem with Doocey's kid joining Fox News.
     
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