Firestorms bring flood of TV newsies

Learmonth, Michael
October 2007
Daily Variety;10/24/2007, Vol. 297 Issue 18, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the interest of television anchors to cover the wildfires in California. Television executive producer Jon Banner claims that the reason for the interest is that the wildfire caused the evacuation of the largest number of people since Hurricane Katrina. Staffers of ABC News decided to witness first-hand the extent of the damage of the wildfires in California. Meanwhile, "Evening News With Katie Couric" is planning to broadcast live from the Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego.


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