News presenters, reporters and entire newsrooms are posting tributes and photos in solidarity with fallen journalists, TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward.
The pair were shot dead while reporting live on air in Virginia this morning.
The shooter, Vester L. Flanagan, a former journalist at WDBJ, died at a hospital on Wednesday afternoon of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Vicki Chen, a 24-year-old investigative producer with KVUE in Austin, Texas, called on her colleagues to use the hashtag #WeStandWithWDBJ.
— Vicki Chen (@vchen24) August 26, 2015
— Elizabeth Gentle (@newsgirl448) August 26, 2015
— Morgan Chesky (@BreakingChesky) August 26, 2015
— Shevaun Bryan (@finessebryan) August 26, 2015
— Molly Garrity Adams (@MollyGarrity) August 26, 2015
Two employees of CBS affiliate WDBJ7 were killed this morning in a gun attack at Bridgewater Plaza, Virgina. It happened during a live broadcast around 6:45 a.m. Police are looking for a suspect who apparently opened fire on WDBJ7 photographer… Read more
Watch below as Charlo Greene, a reporter for Alaska’s KTVA, resigns live on air to fight for marijuana legalisation. After presenting a piece on a medical marijuana club on Sunday afternoon, she told viewers: “I – the actual owner of… Read more
A regional news presenter in America has told his viewers that he has only 6 months to live Dave Benton, who has brain cancer, presents on WCIA-TV, the CBS-affiliated television station in Champaign, Illinois. He said his brain tumor is… Read more