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'Fancy'

Overheard in the Newsroom - March 23, 2017 - 4:15am

Cub reporter to features editor: 

“Wait, so you eat on real dishes? That’s fancy.”

Hey now! Every [type of] gravy is equal before the Lord.

Overheard in the Newsroom - March 22, 2017 - 2:45pm

Hey now! Every [type of] gravy is equal before the Lord.

Ad-libbing

Overheard in the Newsroom - March 22, 2017 - 9:30am

Producer: So when do you think you’ll ad-lib about the brackets?

Anchor: Whenever the spirit moves me

Reporter 1: (Sighs) “How should I end this story?” Reporter 2: “I usually use gibberish. No one...

Overheard in the Newsroom - March 22, 2017 - 4:15am

Reporter 1: (Sighs) “How should I end this story?”

Reporter 2: “I usually use gibberish. No one seems to notice.”

Editor, after hanging up the phone: “If we made people take an IQ test or a psychological exam to...

Overheard in the Newsroom - March 21, 2017 - 2:45pm

Editor, after hanging up the phone: “If we made people take an IQ test or a psychological exam to get through, we’d take far fewer phone calls.”

That's what she said...

Overheard in the Newsroom - March 21, 2017 - 9:30am

Floor crewmember to newswriter… Stop! You are doing it the wrong way.

Producer (without skipping a beat)… That’s what she said!!!

Reporter, on the phone with a frustrated reader: “I know. I hate our website too.”

Overheard in the Newsroom - March 21, 2017 - 4:15am

Reporter, on the phone with a frustrated reader: “I know. I hate our website too.”