Humor and HumilitySeptember 30th, 2010 at 2:47 pm by Don Roberts under Personalities, Weather
Wow! Who would have thought? Our back up system - failed. Plans B - kablooee! My TV station- which prides itself on being On Your Side – through thick and thin, snow and ice, hurricane or high water - knocked off the air. And during the height of one of the biggest news stories of the year. Why? How? It’s technical (translation: I really don’t know). I do know it’s also humbling. “The best laid plans of mice and men…” Sorry ’bout that. We weren’t on the air when you needed us. And we didn’t like that one bit. Thankfully we never lost coverage here on WAVY.COM. Do know that our team of engineers and staff got busy- checking every circuit, breaker, switch and button. 90 minutes later – success! Lights, cameras, action! “Back in stride, again.” In retrospect we’re the ones who ask you the questions. Now we’re asking a few questions of ourselves in order to get some answers, and make some changes -if needed.
Meantime, thank YOU for hanging in there with us. We know you could have gone elsewhere for your severe storm coverage- and stayed there. But you came back. We appreciate you very much. We’ll try not to let that happen again. See you in the a-m. Don R.