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Something amiss at 17

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soapshooter
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Something amiss at 17

Post by soapshooter » Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:45 pm

I noticed quite a few of their talent, in particular there weather peeps have been doing the reports from home. Way more than normal. Did they happen to have a covid outbreak there? Noticed this morning at least five reports were from home.
Just curious. Hope all are okay!



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dwp49423
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Re: Something amiss at 17

Post by dwp49423 » Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:13 pm

Ty Shesky made a FB post stating today was his last day at the station. The main point was that he and his wife of six months had been living and working 2 hours apart (GR and the Saginaw area) and that he was taking a non-TV job in that area.

But he also stated it would be a virtual last day as he recently learned he had been exposed to Covid on January 6. While asymptomatic, he was awaiting a negative test result before would have been allowed back in the studio.


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Re: Something amiss at 17

Post by RandJob » Wed Jan 27, 2021 8:41 am

I believe they have staff on rotation in and out of the studio. It seems like only anchors and weather have been in the studios for the most part.


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