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VIDEO: WKBD Fails to Execute Halloween Candy Trick During Morning Newscast

Syma Chowdhry and weather anchor Jill Washburn tried, and failed, to execute a visual trick on a recent WKBD morning newscast (video above).

Chowdry attempted to “hand” Washburn a piece of Halloween candy through the screen behind her, but the producer in Washburn’s live shot handed her the candy on the wrong side of the shot. “We’ve messed it up three times now,” Washburn said. “You see this candy? It’s mine now.”

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VIDEO: Wardrobe Malfunction Nearly Derails WWJ Morning News

Anchor Syma Chowdhry was the victim of a wardrobe malfunction while on today’s “First Forecast Mornings” show on Detroit CBS affiliate WWJ.

The belt holding Chowdhry’s mic pack popped off shortly after the station returned from a break leading the anchor, between laughs, to ask the control room, “Can Randy do his traffic first, you guys?”

The “Randy” she was referring to was co-anchor Randy Bhirdo, who took control of the situation by urging his now belt-less and mic-less co-anchor “get herself together” off camera before carrying on with the traffic report.  You can watch the video of the malfunction after the jump.

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WKBD Producers Prank Syma Chowdhry, Air Picture of Her Kissing a Cow

The producers at Detroit CW-affiliate WKBD had a little fun with anchor Syma Chowdhry yesterday morning.

Chowdhry was reporting a story about a cow-kissing event when a photoshopped picture of her kissing a cow appeared in an over-the-shoulder graphic. “I did not kiss a cow!” she exclaimed.

“That cow looks a little disturbed, in that picture,” weather anchor Jill Washburn remarked.

“No it doesn’t,” Chowdhry said. “It’s smiling on the inside.” Video after the jump… Read more