“You’ve been a very bright spot on this team and for our show and for our whole show here for three years now,” said Aaron Gilchrist. “We appreciate everything that you’ve brought to this group.”
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After shots were reported around 8:20 a.m. ET this morning at the Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters in Washington, D.C., local stations broke into to regular programming with coverage at around 8:30 a.m. After brief updates, most of the stations went back to the network morning shows then returned for wall-to-wall coverage near the top of the hour.
First on-air with the news was FOX owned station WTTG. Anchor Tony Perkins was already on-air with the “FOX 5 Morning News” when he tossed to Allison Seymour at 8:35 a.m. Seymour gave viewers a quick update before returning to the regular morning show.
CBS affiliate WUSA broke in to a commercial break at 8:47 a.m. during “CBS This Morning.” Andrea Roane and Mike Hydeck anchored from the studio. WUSA also told viewers they could get updates on the breaking news from the station’s facebook and twitter feeds.
At 8:50 a.m., ABC affiliate WJLA broke in to “Good Morning America” with Jummy Olabanji anchoring from the studio. She quickly tossed to reporter Sam Ford who was live at the scene by phone. Ford said he lived close-by the scene and came over when he heard “all sorts of racket.” WJLA stayed on-air the rest of the morning.
In the spirit of showing the serious effects of Hurricane Sandy along with the absurd, WRC, the Washington, D.C. NBC owned station, bore witness to a scantily dressed example of the absurd as a man wearing just a horse head mask and a pair of athletic shorts jogged through a morning live shot.
“I really feel like I’ve been living my dream for almost 42 years, including the last 32 years here at Channel 4. Being a news broadcaster is what I always wanted to be,” Krebs said, announcing his retirement. “Now, I want to travel with my wife and spend more time with my kids and grandchild–soon to be grandchildren–and, quite frankly, just do whatever darn well I want to do.”
Krebs has spent the last 18 years anchoring WRC’s morning newscast, and the station has tapped Aaron Gilchrist as his a.m. successor. Gilchrist will join Eun Yang at the morning anchor desk beginning April 2. Read more