How Do You Think Chantel Is Doing?
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02-19-2013, 10:08 AM
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Kaiton and Forslund go to great pains to make sure they have their pronunciations down pat before they go to air -- they ride the same planes Chantel does, so what's she doing with the other 21 hours of her day that makes her too busy to read 22 names out loud in front of them and make sure they sound right? Are you seriously going to sit here and argue that it's someone ELSE'S job to make sure she knows how to pronounce the name of a Hall of Famer?
This reminds me of the old ESPN Dream Job show where guys tried to win an anchor spot. If you mispronounced a name, you were toast. It's the nature of the profession. It's reporting after all and it's about the facts.
I'd rather have someone like Chris Simpson who used to work for the old Versus as the sideline reporter, rotating games with Bob Harwood. But I'm sure she (and he) cost a lot more too.
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