Although I was entirely relaxed on camera, if I had to stand up and say something to an assembled group of people, I was rendered all but inarticulate.
The news anchor is exactly that - an anchor, a center, a focus.
Men still control the news, both on and off camera.
Shootouts are not gunfights of honor, they're gang wars and racial riots.
One reason I left local news was that I was tired of the constant musical chairs among news directors.
Never refuse an assignment except when there is a conflict of interest, a potential of danger to you or your family, or you hold a strongly biased attitude about the subject under focus.