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Onion News Anchor Wraps Up Second Season

It was a gamble when E! And Extra reporter Suzanne Sena departed LA for a gig with Fox News, and it was a gamble again when she abandonned that steady paycheck in 2008 to return to the west coast.

But per a fun Q&A with Jennifer Armstrong for New York magazine, within five months she was auditioning for the job of anchor on a new webcast, the Onion News Network. A session for which her fair and balanced training came in very handy:

“When I first auditioned, I read this “In My Sights” segment where [character] Brooke [Alvarez] took apart this poor woman with a handicapped son, and I was giving it my best Bill O’Reilly. I’d say she’s mostly a combination of Megyn Kelly and Bill.”

Sena also says she has a leg up on her actor colleagues at Onion HQ because for example she learned at Fox how to properly pronounce words like Ahmadinejad. The podcast eventually became a TV show on IFC, with the second season concluding tomorrow night.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.