Unfortunately in the news business, sometimes the reporters “become” the news with tragic results. Reporter Kelly and Engineer Dan found this out … almost.
Your Host is Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, Executive Producer.
Written by Wm. Q. Colby (a.k.a. “you-know-who”)
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“Kelly!!!!! NO! Don’t!”
“I gotta get OUT of here!”
“That’s just it! There’s a live wire tangled in the mast. Truck’s electrified! Step out and you’re DEAD!”
“Dan, that pole’s gonna crash down any second!”
“Listen, put both feet together, jump out and LAND on them together. Then, take TINY baby steps toward me. OK?”
Kelly nodded, held her breath and jumped. After ten steps, she fell into Dan’s arms as the pole crashed on top of the truck.
Kelly breathed again. “Fine. The truck …”
Dan considered it. “Guess we thumb a ride and declare a slow news day.”