WDBJ-TV7 anchor Chris Hurst, right, hugs meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner during the early morning newscast at WDBJ-TV7, in Roanoke, Va., Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Hurst was the fiance of Alison Parker, who was killed during a live broadcast Wednesday, in Moneta. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

WDBJ-TV7 anchor Chris Hurst, right, hugs meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner during the early morning newscast at WDBJ-TV7, in Roanoke, Va., Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Hurst was the fiance of Alison Parker, who was killed during a live broadcast Wednesday, in Moneta. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Newscasters At The Station Hold Touching Tribute To Slain Reporters

The deaths of 24-year-old Alison Parker and 27-year-old Adam Ward was an internationally widespread report that affected everyone, especially the news station WDBJ7. The two reporters’ lives were cut short when they were shot during a live broadcast in Virginia at around 6:45 a.m. yesterday.

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In honor of the two hardworking journalists, the early morning newscast known as “Mornin'” held hands and showed photos of Alison and Adam during the silence.

“We are approaching a moment that none of us will ever forget,” said Kim McBroom, through fighting back tears.

After the moment of silence, anchorman Chris Hurst who was also Alison’s boyfriend of 9 months, joined for a short interview. Their deaths had affected him so much that he needed to take some time off.

“You won’t be seeing me in my normal position for, who really knows how long. But hopefully not too long because Alison would want me back,” he said.


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