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2013-04-21 09:05:29 PM
i.imgur.com
 
2013-04-21 09:16:05 PM
He'll be joining me as my co-anchor

Until the next commercial.
 
2013-04-21 09:18:01 PM
Come on! You can't fire him for that. He's doing a heckuva job!
 
2013-04-21 09:48:57 PM
Probably fake. Why would someone decide to record the start of the local evening newscast on their camera phone? Also the expletives are recorded before the reporters appear on the screen (and presumably before the mics go live) so it's likely the voice of the person recording the vid. Surely even a rookie TV reporter from WV wouldn't be that dumb? (But if it is real, he's gonna have to go back home to work in the coal mines... no company (even fast-food or WalMart) would want to risk employing him in a client-facing position.)
 
2013-04-21 09:55:20 PM
Could be it was DVR'd and they used their phone after that.

They weren't good, anyway. Rather stuttery.
 
2013-04-21 09:58:21 PM

reported: Probably fake. Why would someone decide to record the start of the local evening newscast on their camera phone? Also the expletives are recorded before the reporters appear on the screen (and presumably before the mics go live) so it's likely the voice of the person recording the vid. Surely even a rookie TV reporter from WV wouldn't be that dumb? (But if it is real, he's gonna have to go back home to work in the coal mines... no company (even fast-food or WalMart) would want to risk employing him in a client-facing position.)


Station's statement about it:
i.imgur.com
 
2013-04-21 09:59:48 PM
Link to his Twitter feed: includes "That couldn't have gone any worse! " and "Alright News Director and GM checking out my tape that we shot yesterday. Seeing if i am ready for anchoring. "
http://www.twitter.com/ClementeAJ
 
2013-04-21 11:57:18 PM

ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha: reported: Probably fake. Why would someone decide to record the start of the local evening newscast on their camera phone? Also the expletives are recorded before the reporters appear on the screen (and presumably before the mics go live) so it's likely the voice of the person recording the vid. Surely even a rookie TV reporter from WV wouldn't be that dumb? (But if it is real, he's gonna have to go back home to work in the coal mines... no company (even fast-food or WalMart) would want to risk employing him in a client-facing position.)

Station's statement about it:
[i.imgur.com image 661x361]


That image is faked too!  Here's the real one:
  dl.dropboxusercontent.com
 
2013-04-22 12:02:01 AM
altdaily.com
Approves of his method of getting ready for public speaking
 
2013-04-22 12:13:49 AM
Go fark yourself, San Diego!
 
2013-04-22 12:21:32 AM
Well, I guess he'll have to fall back to CNN.
 
2013-04-22 12:34:59 AM

serial_crusher: ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha: reported: Probably fake. Why would someone decide to record the start of the local evening newscast on their camera phone? Also the expletives are recorded before the reporters appear on the screen (and presumably before the mics go live) so it's likely the voice of the person recording the vid. Surely even a rookie TV reporter from WV wouldn't be that dumb? (But if it is real, he's gonna have to go back home to work in the coal mines... no company (even fast-food or WalMart) would want to risk employing him in a client-facing position.)

Station's statement about it:
[i.imgur.com image 661x361]

That image is faked too!  Here's the real one:
  [dl.dropboxusercontent.com image 661x293]


hahaha
 
2013-04-22 12:43:41 AM
His more experienced(?) co-anchor seemed far more nervous, but she at least had the presence of mind to not utter a stream of expletives on the air.
 
2013-04-22 12:51:40 AM

jake_lex: [altdaily.com image 500x333]
Approves of his method of getting ready for public speaking


Why is he dressed like Matt Smith?
 
2013-04-22 01:05:42 AM

Adolf Oliver Nipples: Go fark yourself, San Diego!


It's farking North Dakota. Nobody cares.
 
2013-04-22 01:06:41 AM
This guy oozes douche from every pore. Looks like he was in one of the more rapey frats in college.
 
2013-04-22 01:27:05 AM
There's an asian person in North Dakota?  When did that happen?
 
2013-04-22 01:43:15 AM

ShawnDoc: There's an asian person in North Dakota?  When did that happen?


It's like the single A rookie league for broadcast news.  She probably found out where North Dakota was by looking for South Dakota on a map.  Most of the old white people watching it probably thought that Van Johnson was the only person to have that first name.
 
2013-04-22 01:47:53 AM
Look folks, nobody here knows what the next story was going to be. In his defense it could have truly been gay farking shiat.
 
2013-04-22 06:03:33 AM
Next week, while he's stocking shelves at the Walmart, "Hey, did I ever tell you guys I was a professional broadcaster for a while there?"
 
2013-04-22 06:05:56 AM
He claims he was trying to pronounce "Tsegaye."
 
2013-04-22 06:07:42 AM
DO NOT Gis Gay Farking shiat.

/gis is sometimes very literal
 
2013-04-22 06:16:47 AM

reported: Probably fake. Why would someone decide to record the start of the local evening newscast on their camera phone? Also the expletives are recorded before the reporters appear on the screen (and presumably before the mics go live) so it's likely the voice of the person recording the vid. Surely even a rookie TV reporter from WV wouldn't be that dumb? (But if it is real, he's gonna have to go back home to work in the coal mines... no company (even fast-food or WalMart) would want to risk employing him in a client-facing position.)


And Reported would know, having seen quite a few news broadcasts in his time. You can tell by the pixels. :)
 
2013-04-22 06:19:21 AM

Apos: His more experienced(?) co-anchor seemed far more nervous, but she at least had the presence of mind to not utter a stream of expletives on the air.


She looks nervous, but I thought it was because she probably saw them on the monitors and heard him cussing.  To me it looked like she knew all of it was being aired and just didn't know how to react.  I'd imagine someone with even five years of experience might get tripped up with something like that.  It's also local news, so professionalism isn't necessarily required.
 
2013-04-22 06:25:01 AM
Ah, minor market live TV.  There's nothing funnier than poor production values.
 
2013-04-22 06:35:32 AM
You can tell the guy is nervous as hell. He's still mumbling as the co-anchor starts to speak. It sounds like he starts to say "gay" again, causing her to pause and fumble nervously as well.
Then he does the nose-pick thing with a flick away then onto the desk. Poor guy probably shiat himself a little too.
 
2013-04-22 06:36:07 AM
He seems to be pronouncing Gay farking shiat
 
2013-04-22 06:37:39 AM
That could be a news story right there.
 
2013-04-22 06:38:51 AM
Both of them looked like deer caught in the headlights.

I imagine that there might be a bit of yelling in their earpieces. (On my phone I can't tell if they're wearing them, but I assume they are.)

Also: "...I am used to, uh, being from the East Coast." WTF? I know 6-year-olds that are better at introducing themselves. (The only reason I can see for him to be that horrible at introducing himself is that he was trying to talk and listen to the scolding coming from his earpiece.)

I wonder how much $ that will end up costing the station...
 
2013-04-22 06:40:38 AM

Krymson Tyde: Look folks, nobody here knows what the next story was going to be. In his defense it could have truly been gay farking shiat.


bbsimg.ngfiles.com
 
2013-04-22 06:40:54 AM

NobleHam: He claims he was trying to pronounce "Tsegaye."

"LOL, that's a funny joke.
*clicks Twitter link*
"Oh..."
 
2013-04-22 06:44:49 AM
 
2013-04-22 06:49:24 AM

offacue: Next week, while he's stocking shelves cleaning toilets at the Walmart, "Hey, did I ever tell you guys I was a professional broadcaster for a while there?"

 
2013-04-22 06:50:45 AM

MadSkillz: Why is he dressed like Matt Smith?


Because he's a doctor?  More precisely, the Doctor, the definite article.
 
2013-04-22 06:53:38 AM
Probably fake. Why would someone decide to record the start of the local evening newscast on their camera phone?

My guess: they didn't. They just recorded the evening news, and when they captured this gem, they used their camera-phone to upload the footage to Youtube.
 
2013-04-22 07:01:28 AM
I hope the guy didn't unpack his stuff yet. Moving is a biatch.
 
2013-04-22 07:18:48 AM
Does he have a cold sore?
 
2013-04-22 07:21:06 AM
Seriously - so farking what?
 
2013-04-22 07:21:21 AM
Doin' WEST FARKIN' VIRGINA proud

go 'eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeerrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrss sss
 
2013-04-22 07:24:36 AM
Hell of a bio there, "I'm used to being from the, you know, East Coast."
 
2013-04-22 07:25:35 AM

ecmoRandomNumbers: This guy oozes douche from every pore. Looks like he was in one of the more rapey frats in college.


This.

Possibley minus the rapey, though.
 
2013-04-22 07:26:16 AM
I have a feeling that the FCC is NOT going to be as forgiving of this violation as they were of. The one from the ba seball game in Biston this past weekend!!
 
2013-04-22 07:28:07 AM
first and last day in broadcasting
 
2013-04-22 07:28:41 AM

Dwight_Yeast: MadSkillz: Why is he dressed like Matt Smith?

Because he's a doctor?  More precisely, the Doctor, the definite article.


Maybe in the fall we'll get to see a classically-trained old guy in that role. Hasn't happened since...uh...Hartnell?
 
2013-04-22 07:31:32 AM
What kind of farking shiat is it?
 
2013-04-22 07:33:01 AM
If only Wolf Blitzer had managed to torpedo his own career this early and this successfully.
 
2013-04-22 07:36:58 AM

maram500: Maybe in the fall we'll get to see a classically-trained old guy in that role. Hasn't happened since...uh...Hartnell?


I'd watch Geoffrey Rush as the Doctor.  In fact, I'll watch him in anything as he has a lot of the off-kilter qualities that the actors who've played the Doctor have.  The introduction of Rush's character to George VI in the film is a perfect example.
 
2013-04-22 07:48:45 AM

NobleHam: He claims he was trying to pronounce "Tsegaye."


It does sound like even after Van Tieu starts talking, Clemente is still trying to sound out Tsegaye Kebede's name. He got frustrated at not being able to pronounce it and in a case of horrendous timing, swore out of frustration and nerves.
 
2013-04-22 07:51:21 AM

Mad Scientist: Ah, minor market live TV.  There's nothing funnier than poor production values.


Not just minor market, Chicago WGN 9  http://wgntv.com/2013/02/04/best-morning-news-bloopers-2/

http://www.youtube.com/w atch?v=X_VRlkPsSf4
 
2013-04-22 08:00:15 AM
What do you expect from a member of KinksNation?
 
2013-04-22 08:00:42 AM

reported: Probably fake. Why would someone decide to record the start of the local evening newscast on their camera phone? Also the expletives are recorded before the reporters appear on the screen (and presumably before the mics go live) so it's likely the voice of the person recording the vid. Surely even a rookie TV reporter from WV wouldn't be that dumb? (But if it is real, he's gonna have to go back home to work in the coal mines... no company (even fast-food or WalMart) would want to risk employing him in a client-facing position.)


Live pause, then rewind to film it on your phone so it could be uploaded to YouTube
 
2013-04-22 08:05:15 AM
he looks like a cocaine head
 
2013-04-22 08:05:22 AM

verchad: Mad Scientist: Ah, minor market live TV.  There's nothing funnier than poor production values.

Not just minor market, Chicago WGN 9  http://wgntv.com/2013/02/04/best-morning-news-bloopers-2/

http://www.youtube.com/w atch?v=X_VRlkPsSf4


WIN: "I've got to get to HR; I'll be back"
 
2013-04-22 08:10:07 AM
Meh, there's ten people watching that.  Now THIS, while NSFW is epic

Like I just pointed out this file is very    NSFW

http://youtu.be/lmK4_Byin0Y


Funny as hell though and in the same vein.
 
2013-04-22 08:10:08 AM
The FCC is usually very forgiving if steps are taken that it not happen again. Like firing the offending employee. That being said, CSB. In the late 70s, I was on the air at a major station in Cincinnati doing an early Saturday shift. The station, trying to be like CKLW, did news at 5 before the hour. ABC Network had a tendency to do feeds off the line of Paul Harvey for playback later. One feed was at 6:50am if I recall, and was the responsibility of the news guy to record for playback. In getting ready to hit the air, he forgot to roll tape. He discovered this fact at shortly after 7am. In frustration, he storms out of the news booth, and into the main studio just as the red light above the door came on for my 7:03 between the records segway. Before I'd gotten a word out, clear as a bell from the newsguy's mouth came 'This motherfarking taping shiat has got to stop.' I didn't say a word. Closed the mic as the record came up. He wanted to apologize on the air, but I talked him out of it, because the listeners at that hour on a Saturday are usually in bed, hungover, or still drunk, and can't be sure of what they heard. Never got a call, and nothing ever came of it.
 
2013-04-22 08:19:50 AM
It's North Dakota and the first thing he says on air is homophobic.
He'll be general manager of the station and grand marshal of the parade within a year.
He'll fit right in!
 
2013-04-22 08:30:24 AM

Matthew Keene: The FCC is usually very forgiving if steps are taken that it not happen again. Like firing the offending employee. That being said, CSB. In the late 70s, I was on the air at a major station in Cincinnati doing an early Saturday shift. The station, trying to be like CKLW, did news at 5 before the hour. ABC Network had a tendency to do feeds off the line of Paul Harvey for playback later. One feed was at 6:50am if I recall, and was the responsibility of the news guy to record for playback. In getting ready to hit the air, he forgot to roll tape. He discovered this fact at shortly after 7am. In frustration, he storms out of the news booth, and into the main studio just as the red light above the door came on for my 7:03 between the records segway. Before I'd gotten a word out, clear as a bell from the newsguy's mouth came 'This motherfarking taping shiat has got to stop.' I didn't say a word. Closed the mic as the record came up. He wanted to apologize on the air, but I talked him out of it, because the listeners at that hour on a Saturday are usually in bed, hungover, or still drunk, and can't be sure of what they heard. Never got a call, and nothing ever came of it.



It was the 70s, no one cared.  Don't kill the mellow.
 
2013-04-22 08:31:12 AM
To add - nowadays, we have too much PC shiat.  Fark the FCC.
 
2013-04-22 08:48:03 AM
serial_crusher:
That image is faked too!  Here's the real one:
  [dl.dropboxusercontent.com image 661x293]


+1 internet.
 
2013-04-22 08:52:18 AM

ShawnDoc: There's an asian person in North Dakota?  When did that happen?


There's a pretty big Hmong population in Minnesota, odds are she's from there.
 
2013-04-22 08:57:24 AM

reported: Probably fake. Why would someone decide to record the start of the local evening newscast on their camera phone? Also the expletives are recorded before the reporters appear on the screen (and presumably before the mics go live) so it's likely the voice of the person recording the vid. Surely even a rookie TV reporter from WV wouldn't be that dumb? (But if it is real, he's gonna have to go back home to work in the coal mines... no company (even fast-food or WalMart) would want to risk employing him in a client-facing position.)


"Wow, what was that?!"

...*pause DVR*...
...*rewind DVR to start of broadcast*...
...*get out iPhone and ready to record video*...
...*start DVR and recording on iPhone*...
"Gay farking shiat"
 
2013-04-22 09:02:30 AM
what's DVR is that like DVD

25.media.tumblr.com
 
2013-04-22 09:09:26 AM
That chick was cute.
 
2013-04-22 09:10:32 AM

Matthew Keene: The FCC is usually very forgiving if steps are taken that it not happen again. Like firing the offending employee.


Traditionally, the rule was if it was fleeting and non-sexual, it wasn't a big deal.  Then the religious right went apeshiat over Bono accidently saying "fark" at the Grammys and it's been a mess ever since.

/They didn't fire the "keep farking that chicken" guy.
 
2013-04-22 09:34:56 AM
Here's video of a DJ dropping an on-air obscenity on his first day on the job. Amazingly, he'd been fired from a previous job for doing the same thing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKF8YxWWhI4&sns=em
 
2013-04-22 09:37:50 AM
The FCC is OK with David Ortiz's expletive.  The FCC is typically NOT OK with dumbass weekend anchors who should presumably know better.
 
2013-04-22 09:55:54 AM
Maybe they didn't know he was used to being from, you know, the East Coast, because they were US Americans without such as maps.
 
2013-04-22 09:56:43 AM
AHHAHHHHAHAHAAAAA

Didn't you learn anything in college, son?
There are two key rules,
/Never swear near a microphone
//Find out what your camera human drinks for beer and takes their coffee.
 
2013-04-22 10:40:37 AM

Matthew Keene: The FCC is usually very forgiving if steps are taken that it not happen again. Like firing the offending employee. That being said, CSB. In the late 70s, I was on the air at a major station in Cincinnati doing an early Saturday shift. The station, trying to be like CKLW, did news at 5 before the hour. ABC Network had a tendency to do feeds off the line of Paul Harvey for playback later. One feed was at 6:50am if I recall, and was the responsibility of the news guy to record for playback. In getting ready to hit the air, he forgot to roll tape. He discovered this fact at shortly after 7am. In frustration, he storms out of the news booth, and into the main studio just as the red light above the door came on for my 7:03 between the records segway. Before I'd gotten a word out, clear as a bell from the newsguy's mouth came 'This motherfarking taping shiat has got to stop.' I didn't say a word. Closed the mic as the record came up. He wanted to apologize on the air, but I talked him out of it, because the listeners at that hour on a Saturday are usually in bed, hungover, or still drunk, and can't be sure of what they heard. Never got a call, and nothing ever came of it.


Did you have a nerdy news guy, a lecherous salesman, and a hot receptionist?
 
2013-04-22 10:45:17 AM

PeterFormaini: I have a feeling that the FCC is NOT going to be as forgiving of this violation as they were of. The one from the ba seball game in Biston this past weekend!!


Huh?
 
2013-04-22 10:48:05 AM
dude's wearing a three button suit. Fire him.
 
2013-04-22 10:49:05 AM
A.J. Clemente  @ClementeAJ
I just want to say that I did not say the word gay, I was trying to pronounce the London Marathon winners name Tsegaye Kebede.Expand


Wow.. farking wow...
 
2013-04-22 10:54:30 AM

FrancoFile: Matthew Keene: The FCC is usually very forgiving if steps are taken that it not happen again. Like firing the offending employee. That being said, CSB. In the late 70s, I was on the air at a major station in Cincinnati doing an early Saturday shift. The station, trying to be like CKLW, did news at 5 before the hour. ABC Network had a tendency to do feeds off the line of Paul Harvey for playback later. One feed was at 6:50am if I recall, and was the responsibility of the news guy to record for playback. In getting ready to hit the air, he forgot to roll tape. He discovered this fact at shortly after 7am. In frustration, he storms out of the news booth, and into the main studio just as the red light above the door came on for my 7:03 between the records segway. Before I'd gotten a word out, clear as a bell from the newsguy's mouth came 'This motherfarking taping shiat has got to stop.' I didn't say a word. Closed the mic as the record came up. He wanted to apologize on the air, but I talked him out of it, because the listeners at that hour on a Saturday are usually in bed, hungover, or still drunk, and can't be sure of what they heard. Never got a call, and nothing ever came of it.

Did you have a nerdy news guy, a lecherous salesman, and a hot receptionist?


I know that station!  Sure the receptionist is hot, but who you really want to get to know (ifyaknowwhatimean) is the nerdy girl that sometimes does the news and other odd jobs around the place.
 
2013-04-22 11:03:36 AM

styckx: A.J. Clemente  @ClementeAJ
I just want to say that I did not say the word gay, I was trying to pronounce the London Marathon winners name Tsegaye Kebede.Expand

Wow.. farking wow...


I'm willing to give him the benefit of the doubt, especially if there actually was a news story about the runner scheduled for that broadcast (I don't know if there was or not).

Cursing on the air? It's dumb, but anyone might accidentally do that, and he was new and probably nervous as hell. It's forgivable, especially if he takes responsibility and apologizes for it-essentially, play the "I'm a dumbass" card. But using "gay" as a pejorative? That's a straight up career-limiting move right there. He would never live that down.
 
2013-04-22 11:05:15 AM
I'd maybe give him the benefit of the doubt, if he wasn't so awful in just introducing himself.   I know a station in middle of nowhere Dakota doesn't have a lot of choices for where to get on-air talent, but, sheesh, his intro of himself is almost as cringe-worthy as the infamous college TV weather guy.  Did they even put him in front of a camera to see how he'd do?
 
2013-04-22 11:07:15 AM

Mad Scientist: Ah, minor market live TV.  There's nothing funnier than poor production values.


Well there's always the poor.  amirite
 
2013-04-22 11:10:36 AM
One of the very first things they taught us in the broadcasting part of my AV/Production course in college was to always assume every mic and camera was live and act accordingly.

I guess they don't teach that at West Virginia University.
 
2013-04-22 11:13:19 AM

styckx: A.J. Clemente  @ClementeAJ
I just want to say that I did not say the word gay, I was trying to pronounce the London Marathon winners name Tsegaye Kebede.Expand

Wow.. farking wow...



Yeah, and Paris Hilton deserves an Oscar and a BAFTA for her impressive filmography.
 
2013-04-22 11:15:11 AM

Grumpy Cat: PeterFormaini: I have a feeling that the FCC is NOT going to be as forgiving of this violation as they were of. The one from the ba seball game in Biston this past weekend!!

Huh?

http://www.cbssports.com/mlb/blog/eye-on-baseball/22111633/david-ort iz -uses-choice-word-during-pregame-speech
 
2013-04-22 11:16:37 AM
Little pretty miss prissy boy whining about gay shiat, imagine that.
First day on the job and you show what a stupid ass you are.
 
2013-04-22 11:18:02 AM

Jon iz teh kewl: he looks like a cocaine head


That's what I was thinking.  He looks all fidgety and weirded out.  Also, rapey frat boy comment from up thread.
 
2013-04-22 11:22:26 AM
After a few rewatches, I'll buy that he didn't say "gay". But he did say "farking shiat".

And his name is "A [dot] J [no dot?]"?
 
2013-04-22 11:24:34 AM

GuidoDelConfuso: But using "gay" as a pejorative? That's a straight up career-limiting move right there. He would never live that down.


That could be career-limiting, which is a little odd given the 'gay' remark was the FCC-legal portion of the comment.  It could also be a career-launching move.  Even pro-gay people like me find some of our  social engineering attempts to be a little queer.
 
2013-04-22 11:24:48 AM

Ecobuckeye: After a few rewatches, I'll buy that he didn't say "gay". But he did say "farking shiat".

And his name is "A [dot] J [no dot?]"?


of coruse he said Gay!!
i heard it with my own two bunny ears!!
 
2013-04-22 11:33:10 AM
When I was in broadcast school, our instructors made it clear that if they heard ANY foul language from us (even if we were out of school), they'd flunk us out of the entire course immediately. Afterwards, at all the stations I worked at, NOBODY cussed at work. We saved it up for happy hour later when we were at the bar and far away from the mike.

At the last radio station I worked with, the owner hired all never-worked-in-radio people as admin staff. It took forever to train them NOT to walk into the studio when the "on air" light was on. No, not even if you're really quiet. Do not open that door.
 
2013-04-22 11:37:55 AM

Tony_Pepperoni: [i.imgur.com image 185x145]


This x 2
 
2013-04-22 11:39:52 AM
Grumpy Cat: PeterFormaini: I have a feeling that the FCC is NOT going to be as forgiving of this violation as they were of. The one from the ba seball game in Biston this past weekend!!

Huh?
http://www.cbssports.com/mlb/blog/eye-on-baseball/22111633/david-ort iz -uses-choice-word-during-pregame-speech

Yeah. I got that. I was making fun of the grammar and the spelling of Boston.
 
2013-04-22 11:45:32 AM

GuidoDelConfuso: styckx: A.J. Clemente  @ClementeAJ
I just want to say that I did not say the word gay, I was trying to pronounce the London Marathon winners name Tsegaye Kebede.Expand

Wow.. farking wow...

I'm willing to give him the benefit of the doubt, especially if there actually was a news story about the runner scheduled for that broadcast (I don't know if there was or not).

Cursing on the air? It's dumb, but anyone might accidentally do that, and he was new and probably nervous as hell. It's forgivable, especially if he takes responsibility and apologizes for it-essentially, play the "I'm a dumbass" card. But using "gay" as a pejorative? That's a straight up career-limiting move right there. He would never live that down.


I really do believe that he was sounding-out Tsegaye. If you'll give it another listen, after she begins talking, you hear him "sss" "sss". He's clearly sounding it out and the mic turned on at  just the wrong time. Douchy frat guy notwithstanding.
 
2013-04-22 11:46:25 AM
Also, he has now been fired, FWIW.
 
2013-04-22 11:49:07 AM
 
2013-04-22 11:57:51 AM
https://twitter.com/ClementeAJ

Gotta love his twitter feed:  he goes from --

--we all make mistakes  11hours ago
--I was trying to pronounce London marathon winner's name  9 hours ago
--I would never disrespect, I am sorry  7 hours ago
--I have been let go 18 minutes ago
--rookie mistake, I'm a free agent, wish I didn't trip over my "freaking shoes"  ha ha 14 minutes ago
 
2013-04-22 12:00:08 PM
So whats his second carer choice?
 
2013-04-22 12:00:25 PM
Where do you go from here? Yukon Territory?
 
2013-04-22 12:02:43 PM
ninjamonkey.us
 
2013-04-22 12:04:20 PM
I sort of buy that he was trying to pronounce the name.  Usually when the frat boyz say "gay farking shiat", it is almost like one word.  That is some gayfarkingshiat right there.  He has a long pause between Gay and "FarkingShiat".

But his is still and idiot for not being aware of his surroundings of his chosen profession.  The other anchor was looking at the camera and ready and he was not.  Dumbfark was still mumbling to himself over the cards.   On the bright side, he has more time to hang with the bros and talk about his apparent real passion, televised sport (judging from twitter).
 
2013-04-22 12:05:09 PM

Grumpy Cat: Grumpy Cat: PeterFormaini: I have a feeling that the FCC is NOT going to be as forgiving of this violation as they were of. The one from the ba seball game in Biston this past weekend!!

Huh?
http://www.cbssports.com/mlb/blog/eye-on-baseball/22111633/david-ort iz -uses-choice-word-during-pregame-speech

Yeah. I got that. I was making fun of the grammar and the spelling of Boston

Oh, sorry!! I thought you missed the classic comment from Fenway!! :D

 
2013-04-22 12:14:07 PM

PeterFormaini: Grumpy Cat: Grumpy Cat: PeterFormaini: I have a feeling that the FCC is NOT going to be as forgiving of this violation as they were of. The one from the ba seball game in Biston this past weekend!!

Huh?
http://www.cbssports.com/mlb/blog/eye-on-baseball/22111633/david-ort iz -uses-choice-word-during-pregame-speech

Yeah. I got that. I was making fun of the grammar and the spelling of Boston

Oh, sorry!! I thought you missed the classic comment from Fenway!! :D

No worries. Just having a laugh.
 
2013-04-22 12:16:11 PM

ogle5431: Apos: His more experienced(?) co-anchor seemed far more nervous, but she at least had the presence of mind to not utter a stream of expletives on the air.

She looks nervous, but I thought it was because she probably saw them on the monitors and heard him cussing.  To me it looked like she knew all of it was being aired and just didn't know how to react.  I'd imagine someone with even five years of experience might get tripped up with something like that.  It's also local news, so professionalism isn't necessarily required.


Oh yeah, she knows that was aired and doesn't quite know exactly how to follow that. He obviously wasn't looking at the camera and probably didn't see the tally light come on.
 
2013-04-22 12:16:42 PM

Grumpy Cat: Where do you go from here? Yukon Territory?


Well, it is this station....  http://www.kfyrtv.com/

Which is Bismarck, ND... that ranks #152 as of the latest nielsen market size rankings (out of 210 markets):
http://www.nielsen.com/content/dam/corporate/us/en/public%20factshee ts /tv/2012-2013%20DMA%20Ranks.pdf

Maybe some in the business would judge what  "lateral" vs. "up/down" move is.... I would say for example, being two places where I've lived, that Fort Wayne (#109) is a "step up" from Wausau, WI (#135), which, although the # of TV households isn't all that different, the difference in the metro area it is serving at its core is drastically different (Ft Wayne is about 300k, Wausau is maybe 100k).   So, seems like you could drop even another level "below" Bismarck, down to something like Marquette, MI or  Mankato, MN.   But, maybe pretty much everything south of 100th is pretty much considered "A" level.
 
2013-04-22 12:28:02 PM
My first night on the air (radio) in a small town in central PA, I dropped an F-bomb. The only call I got was from a friend of mine that wanted to know when they added that word to the lyrics of "Black Dog". The music director heard it but the program director never said a word.  I almost miss radio every now and then.
 
2013-04-22 12:32:02 PM

Cappalotti: NobleHam: He claims he was trying to pronounce "Tsegaye."

It does sound like even after Van Tieu starts talking, Clemente is still trying to sound out Tsegaye Kebede's name. He got frustrated at not being able to pronounce it and in a case of horrendous timing, swore out of frustration and nerves.


So why was there no phonetic pronunciation on the copy?
 
2013-04-22 12:44:18 PM
I wonder if ghey farking shiat pr0n would be an appropriate new career choice.
 
2013-04-22 12:53:49 PM
Came for the "Boom goes the dynamite," and "Keep farking those chickens" references.
Leaving satisfied.

/Boom go the chicken farkers.
 
2013-04-22 01:05:10 PM
I recall a local newsie mispronouncing micro-organisim during a farm news cast.  Fell off my stool, laughing at her.  The crew heard it, but I asked some farmer friends who had seen it, if anything seemed off.  They didn't notice a thing.

/Poor woman had to read another 2.5 minutes of stories, before the break.  She wasn't sure she flubbed it, but she saw the camera guy on the floor, trying to laugh quielty.
 
2013-04-22 01:13:44 PM
Somewhere, Charles Rocket is smiling.
 
2013-04-22 01:17:42 PM

Flakeloaf: Cappalotti: NobleHam: He claims he was trying to pronounce "Tsegaye."

It does sound like even after Van Tieu starts talking, Clemente is still trying to sound out Tsegaye Kebede's name. He got frustrated at not being able to pronounce it and in a case of horrendous timing, swore out of frustration and nerves.

So why was there no phonetic pronunciation on the copy?


I assume because it's a half-ass news station. When I first saw the video, I thought it was a college station or something.  People are saying that he was probably receiving all kinds of hell in his earpiece (which it doesn't even look like he has one) for his gaffe, but no one could tell him that they were now LIVE?
But seriously, you can see and hear him trying to say "Tsegaye Kebede" even as the co-anchor was speaking.
 
2013-04-22 01:35:36 PM

Matthew Keene: The FCC is usually very forgiving if steps are taken that it not happen again. Like firing the offending employee. That being said, CSB. In the late 70s, I was on the air at a major station in Cincinnati doing an early Saturday shift. The station, trying to be like CKLW, did news at 5 before the hour. ABC Network had a tendency to do feeds off the line of Paul Harvey for playback later. One feed was at 6:50am if I recall, and was the responsibility of the news guy to record for playback. In getting ready to hit the air, he forgot to roll tape. He discovered this fact at shortly after 7am. In frustration, he storms out of the news booth, and into the main studio just as the red light above the door came on for my 7:03 between the records segway. Before I'd gotten a word out, clear as a bell from the newsguy's mouth came 'This motherfarking taping shiat has got to stop.' I didn't say a word. Closed the mic as the record came up. He wanted to apologize on the air, but I talked him out of it, because the listeners at that hour on a Saturday are usually in bed, hungover, or still drunk, and can't be sure of what they heard. Never got a call, and nothing ever came of it.


I was at WEBN for a while in the late '90's early 2000's.  There were a few words that flew out over the years...that tends to happen when you give drunk strippers an open mic!  Thank god there was no DVR for radio!  We never got a call either...even with the CCV listening.
 
2013-04-22 01:52:02 PM
He got fired because he said gay in that context, not the other word.

Because that's who runs the media now. That's the whiners that bring the pressure on. No one besides a few prudes cares if the f word gets out.
 
2013-04-22 01:57:44 PM

barneyfifesbullet: He got fired because he said gay in that context, not the other word.

Because that's who runs the media now. That's the whiners that bring the pressure on. No one besides a few prudes cares if the f word gets out.


He got fired? Because the gays run the media?

What timeline are you from?
 
2013-04-22 02:17:19 PM

Galileo's Daughter: Somewhere, Charles Rocket is smiling.


Smiling ear to ear?
 
2013-04-22 02:46:02 PM
He was fired because he was completely unprofessional. He screwed up when it was his time to shine. Simple.
 
2013-04-22 02:57:57 PM

reported: Probably fake. Why would someone decide to record the start of the local evening newscast on their camera phone?


...says the guy who doesn't understand how DVR's work.
 
2013-04-22 03:09:35 PM

booger42: I recall a local newsie mispronouncing micro-organisim during a farm news cast.  Fell off my stool, laughing at her.  The crew heard it, but I asked some farmer friends who had seen it, if anything seemed off.  They didn't notice a thing.

/Poor woman had to read another 2.5 minutes of stories, before the break.  She wasn't sure she flubbed it, but she saw the camera guy on the floor, trying to laugh quielty.


The local NPR station has interns that must rotate through here every 6 to 18 months or something.  Its funny trying to hear them pronounce the names and locations of South Louisiana.
 
2013-04-22 03:18:28 PM
That guy is  going to go far in the biz... if we use the nanometer scale.
 
2013-04-22 03:57:07 PM
I'll give him credit tho, I never got used to being from the east coat.
 
2013-04-22 04:25:44 PM
i haven't heard the thread yet, but it sounded like he was cut into during the middle of a sentence.  So he didn't say, "gay farking shiat", I think he said, (that's) gay.  Farking shiat....."

maybe.
 
2013-04-22 04:55:11 PM

show me: Adolf Oliver Nipples: Go fark yourself, San Diego!

It's farking North Dakota. Nobody cares.


This.  Did anyone expect a North Dakota news anchor to be good?
 
2013-04-22 04:58:44 PM

FrancoFile: Matthew Keene: The FCC is usually very forgiving if steps are taken that it not happen again. Like firing the offending employee. That being said, CSB. In the late 70s, I was on the air at a major station in Cincinnati doing an early Saturday shift. The station, trying to be like CKLW, did news at 5 before the hour. ABC Network had a tendency to do feeds off the line of Paul Harvey for playback later. One feed was at 6:50am if I recall, and was the responsibility of the news guy to record for playback. In getting ready to hit the air, he forgot to roll tape. He discovered this fact at shortly after 7am. In frustration, he storms out of the news booth, and into the main studio just as the red light above the door came on for my 7:03 between the records segway. Before I'd gotten a word out, clear as a bell from the newsguy's mouth came 'This motherfarking taping shiat has got to stop.' I didn't say a word. Closed the mic as the record came up. He wanted to apologize on the air, but I talked him out of it, because the listeners at that hour on a Saturday are usually in bed, hungover, or still drunk, and can't be sure of what they heard. Never got a call, and nothing ever came of it.

Did you have a nerdy news guy, a lecherous salesman, and a hot receptionist?


media5.picsearch.com

www.vh1.com

cineplex.media.baselineresearch.com

Close enough?

\she's checkin' out his package
 
2013-04-22 04:58:46 PM

Tony_Pepperoni: [i.imgur.com image 185x145]


Just looking at that GIF makes me laff.
 
2013-04-22 05:03:12 PM

NewportBarGuy: Come on! You can't fire him for that. He's doing a heckuva job!


His name ain't Brownie.
 
2013-04-22 05:08:18 PM

zabadu: show me: Adolf Oliver Nipples: Go fark yourself, San Diego!

It's farking North Dakota. Nobody cares.

This.  Did anyone expect a North Dakota news anchor to be good?


There ARE some.  I saw a lot of really good journalism during last year's flooding in that part of the state, and I know a couple of good anchors in Fargo.  This guy just wasn't one of them.
 
2013-04-22 05:12:51 PM

cc_rider: Nice.

Keep farking that chicken, brah.


Thanks for posting that video link.  Now I finally know what this picture means when it gets posted in FARK political threads:

ninjamonkey.us

/Sokath, his eyes uncovered!
 
2013-04-22 05:39:49 PM

zabadu: Tony_Pepperoni: [i.imgur.com image 185x145]

Just looking at that GIF makes me laff.


Me too, it's one of my favorites.  :-)
 
2013-04-22 06:15:50 PM

Dogpants: zabadu: show me: Adolf Oliver Nipples: Go fark yourself, San Diego!

It's farking North Dakota. Nobody cares.

This.  Did anyone expect a North Dakota news anchor to be good?

There ARE some.  I saw a lot of really good journalism during last year's flooding in that part of the state, and I know a couple of good anchors in Fargo.  This guy just wasn't one of them.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lauren_Shehadi started her career in Minot.
 
2013-04-22 07:22:57 PM
Guess that plan of doing six months in North Dakota, then working on that promotion to the Beckley/Bluefield market isn't going to go as expected.
 
2013-04-22 07:27:14 PM

ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha: reported: Probably fake. Why would someone decide to record the start of the local evening newscast on their camera phone? Also the expletives are recorded before the reporters appear on the screen (and presumably before the mics go live) so it's likely the voice of the person recording the vid. Surely even a rookie TV reporter from WV wouldn't be that dumb? (But if it is real, he's gonna have to go back home to work in the coal mines... no company (even fast-food or WalMart) would want to risk employing him in a client-facing position.)

Station's statement about it:
[i.imgur.com image 661x361]


But Sherlock Holmes there just broke it down, it has to be fake!
 
2013-04-22 08:22:37 PM

robohobo: DO NOT Gis Gay Farking shiat.

/gis is sometimes very literal


Are they attracted to more masculine shiat or something? How can they tell?
 
2013-04-22 09:43:15 PM
http://www.facebook.com/ReinstateAjClemente?ref=stream&hc_location=st r eam

Look, if he was reading the lineup in advance and he is from the east coast, that lineup would really be some gay farking shiat compared to what he's used to hearing/reading of the news on the east coast. It opens with the weather, a couple of YMCA community help stories, the ag markets, the weather, sports, and a cheesy end story.

/from the south
//lived in ND 26 years
///3-ing bull-1
 
2013-04-22 09:46:22 PM
I've never worked on-air in TV...only mailroom, studio camera/teleprompter, and field work camera but I'm fairly sure that unlike in radio (at least small and medium markets) you NEVER know when the mic is on coming out of a break. Or, in this case, leading off the 'cast. The guy was a dumbass, and so were his professors at West Virginia U. for not pounding this into his head.
 
2013-04-22 10:12:58 PM
4.bp.blogspot.com

Doesn't see what the big deal is.

/mostly because he's dead.
 
2013-04-23 01:03:15 AM
He is used to being from the East Coast.
 
2013-04-23 01:25:49 AM

Matthew Keene: The FCC is usually very forgiving if steps are taken that it not happen again. Like firing the offending employee. That being said, CSB. In the late 70s, I was on the air at a major station in Cincinnati doing an early Saturday shift. The station, trying to be like CKLW, did news at 5 before the hour. ABC Network had a tendency to do feeds off the line of Paul Harvey for playback later. One feed was at 6:50am if I recall, and was the responsibility of the news guy to record for playback. In getting ready to hit the air, he forgot to roll tape. He discovered this fact at shortly after 7am. In frustration, he storms out of the news booth, and into the main studio just as the red light above the door came on for my 7:03 between the records segway. Before I'd gotten a word out, clear as a bell from the newsguy's mouth came 'This motherfarking taping shiat has got to stop.' I didn't say a word. Closed the mic as the record came up. He wanted to apologize on the air, but I talked him out of it, because the listeners at that hour on a Saturday are usually in bed, hungover, or still drunk, and can't be sure of what they heard. Never got a call, and nothing ever came of it.


Dr. Fever, is that you?
 
2013-04-23 01:37:49 AM

Snapper Carr: [4.bp.blogspot.com image 580x435]

Doesn't see what the big deal is.

/mostly because he's dead.


Is that the anchor that committed suicide on live TV?  I can't imagine how traumatizing that must have been for the audience.
 
2013-04-23 01:49:55 AM

HotWingAgenda: Snapper Carr: [4.bp.blogspot.com image 580x435]

Doesn't see what the big deal is.

/mostly because he's dead.

Is that the anchor that committed suicide on live TV?  I can't imagine how traumatizing that must have been for the audience.


No, it's Charles Rocket who got booted off SNL for dropping an F bomb on live TV (in the early 80's). He did commit suicide but it was in a field
 
2013-04-23 02:33:33 AM

Snapper Carr: HotWingAgenda: Snapper Carr: [4.bp.blogspot.com image 580x435]

Doesn't see what the big deal is.

/mostly because he's dead.

Is that the anchor that committed suicide on live TV?  I can't imagine how traumatizing that must have been for the audience.

No, it's Charles Rocket who got booted off SNL for dropping an F bomb on live TV (in the early 80's). He did commit suicide but it was in a field


Oh.  I wonder what it says about me that my mind immediately jumped to this?

I looked it up (no NSFW images, but still descriptive enough to scare small children and most adults):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christine_Chubbuck
 
2013-04-23 04:37:18 AM

notsosilentbob: My first night on the air (radio) in a small town in central PA, I dropped an F-bomb. The only call I got was from a friend of mine that wanted to know when they added that word to the lyrics of "Black Dog". The music director heard it but the program director never said a word.  I almost miss radio every now and then.


My 4th week or so as a DJ I dropped the "F if I know".  No one in management or the FCC noticed, but my fellow DJ gave me grief about it for weeks.

DID get in trouble for discussing alien rectal probing though.  LOL.
 
2013-04-23 07:29:42 AM

reported: Probably fake. Why would someone decide to record the start of the local evening newscast on their camera phone? Also the expletives are recorded before the reporters appear on the screen (and presumably before the mics go live) so it's likely the voice of the person recording the vid. Surely even a rookie TV reporter from WV wouldn't be that dumb?


Is there a single video link on all of Fark where you amateur sleuths aren't ferreting out the "fakes" after all of 10 seconds of thinking about it?
 
2013-04-23 03:57:35 PM
rustybender: ShawnDoc: There's an asian person in North Dakota?  When did that happen?

There's a pretty big Hmong population in Minnesota, odds are she's from there.


It's not just pretty big...

...it's Hmongous.
 
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