TV

Why Do Reporters Report Live From Hurricanes?

It's like their super bowl, one TV executive said

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WABC-TV reporter Phil Lipof wobbled as he tried to hold the frame, pushed and pelted by wind and the swirling debris of the beach in Seaside Heights, N.J. Chip Reid of CBS dashed away from an incoming wave, just escaping its crash. Jonathan Viglotti's transmission was cut as he stood in front of a blazing house in Long Island.