Producer on VO placement: “Man boobs behind Lindsay equals bad!”
"I’d say, ‘submit a letter to the editor,’ but the editor doesn’t give a fuck." -My Editor in Chief
(While a crew is discussing breaded vs non-breaded chicken sandwich options for lunch)
Associate Producer: “No, I need the breading for emotional reasons. I need emotional breading.”
Reporter 1: “You just haven’t hit rock bottom yet.”
Reporter 2: “I don’t have a rock bottom. It’s just an infinite fall.”
Customer to another customer at front desk: “Hey, I know you. They just let anybody in here.”
Cops reporter under her breath: “That’s an understatement.”
Intern to new Millennial in the office about their Gen X colleagues: "Every day they quiz me on what used to be pop culture."
Phone rings in the newsroom. Reporter glances at call display and sees it’s a contact returning a call.
"Aww man! Doesn’t he know I’m watching a video of puppies?"
Sports copy editor 1: “How many years have you been married?”
Sports copy editor 2: “34 years.”
Sports copy editor 3: “To the same woman?”
Desk editor: “It’s a just a matter of rearranging the words so you don’t come off sounding like a douche bag.”
Reporter 1: “I just had to cut 700 words from my gay marriage story.”
Reporter 2: “You just cut a story from your story?”