Tonight was A.J. Clemente's first night at the anchor desk for Bismarck NBC affiliate KFYR. Things did not go well for A.J.
Admittedly he was a bit nervous beforehand, and admitted so on Twitter:
His postmortem was brief.
That's okay, A.J., a Mountaineer always bounces back from adversity.
h/t to Scott Schroeder
Update (9:10 p.m.): A.J.'s been suspended, which is fuckin' bullshit.
Update (11:12 p.m.): Here's how KFYR opened their 10 p.m. newscast, sans A.J. and with an apology:
Update (12:04 p.m.): A.J. has been fired.