When I was 28 years old, I packed up my things and moved to Billings, Montana to become a television news anchor and reporter. I knew I was getting out of my comfort zone, but I had no idea how far. The person who helped me through it--my colleague, Jonathan Marcus--is my guest on this episode. We reminisce about our experiences working in local news; living in Montana; and realize that over the years we've both had the same idea: that we should write a screenplay or a novel--or something... because truly, as our experience working at KULR-8 showed us, the truth can be stranger than fiction. From the one-armed cameraguy who prowled the Montana highways all night long looking for footage, to the inappropriate news director; from drinking on the job to getting hit on in local bars... you can't make this stuff up. And we didn't.
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