Reporters who couldn't hold back emotions while reporting on a story
When you watch the evening news, you may take for granted just how difficult it is to be a television reporter. While we're all guilty of laughing at a flubbed word in the weather forecast or cringing at a joke that slightly missed the mark, there's no denying the heart and soul these reporters put into their work. This is especially true when it comes to reporting on things no one even likes to talk about.
Leigh Scheps explained the lesser known truths of being a TV news reporter to Cosmopolitan. "You have to learn how to separate your emotions in order to focus on the news at hand." Scheps has covered stories from fatal car accidents to murder — and it's all in a day's work. She explained, "My job is to cover what happened and push my personal emotions aside." However, there are some days when this task becomes impossible. Here are some examples of reporters who just couldn't reign in their emotions on the job.