Shock TV: Reporter Quits on Live Broadcast
Talk about leaving with a flourish!
A TV reporter just quit her job on live TV, saying, “And as for this job, well, not that I have a choice, but f--- it, I quit!”
Charlo Greene was reporting for KTVA in Anchorage, Alaska when she made the startling announcement.
A look of shock could be seen on her colleague’s face as she said, “We apologize for that.”
The TV station's executives took to Twitter to say: “We sincerely apologize for the inappropriate language used by a KTVA reporter on the air tonight. The employee has been terminated.”
You can say that again.
So what triggered the outburst?
Charlo Greene was reporting on a story about marijuana reform. Something, it turned out, that was close to her heart, and her pocketbook.
“I, the actual owner of the Alaska cannabis club, will be donating all of my energy to fighting for freedom and fairness that begins with legalizing marijuana here in Alaska,” said Greene.
Exiting a job in grand fashion isn't new. Remember the man who told his boss he was quitting his job at a hotel in Providence, Rhode Island with the assistance of a marching band?
“It felt absolutely amazing to tell someone who had power over you so long to shove it,” said the man.
And, then there is possibly the most famous “I quit" video of all: Marina Shifrin danced her way out of her job at a video production company. She even spelled out her reasons for leaving.
“We were working from eight to 4:00 am to 5:00 am and just, I wasn’t really happy with the project I was working on,” said the woman in her video.
Clearly, Greene could relate.