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With Asha Blake on the set of World News Now

There came a time in my career when I began to recognize that I excel in two areas of TV news – the first is in finding, mentoring, and producing personalities. I’m not referring to newsreaders or prompter-jockeys, but true personalities. In addition to the The KTLA Morning News team, I’ve been fortunate to have worked alongside some of the best news personalities in television. Continue reading PERSONALITIES THAT POP


Preparing for the 11pm news one night in the WBNS newsroom, in Columbus, I looked up as Dana Tyler, the 11PM co-anchor, was returning to her desk.

“Dana”, I said.

“Yes Raymond?” she replied.

With a deep sigh, I asked, “What are we going to do with our lives?

Without a second thought, she said, “Well, I guess we start with a double box, then take the live remote full, and end again on a double box.”

“Noooooo!”, I said befuddled. “Not our live shots!  Our lives?”