The articles I write for Fresh Water take me all over town. I meet the most interesting people and go to the coolest places. This week's edition is no exception. It features my profile of Russ Mitchell, a long-time CBS national anchor and correspondent who is now the head anchor and managing editor for the local NBC affiliate, WKYC.
It was a thrill to meet Russ. That he is completely approachable made it that much better.
No, none of the robot cams came up to me and waved it's robot arms and said, Danger Erin O'Brien! in a robot voice, but they were something to watch. A group of technicians controlled them from a computer bank at the rear of the set.
Didn't I tell you that I get to go to the coolest places?
Anyway, here's the article. Welcome Russ and thanks to you as well as WKYC for being so accommodating. I had a ball.
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And now for a little bit of Russ in the flesh as he dishes with Walter Cronkite back in 2000:
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