Unfazed! Journalist calmly dodges falling light stands continues live reporting; netizens impressed

Updated: 26 April, 2020 10:32 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

Ever since the clip went viral, the journalist has been hailed as a legend and received several appreciating comments for her commitment

A screengrab of the video posted on Twitter by ProFootball Talk
A screengrab of the video posted on Twitter by ProFootball Talk

Keeping calm and focused towards the task in hand is a recommended recipe for success. A journalist from US is being lauded for doing the same. News reporter Kirsten Welker was reporting a live event and remained unfazed even after dodging two light stands that fell near her becuase of strong windy conditions.

Welker wearing a mask was reporting live from Washington DC on a windy day when two tall lighting fixtures fell near her. However, she calmly dodged the falling stands and continued with her reporting, which has impressed netizens across the globe. Ever since the clip went viral, Welker is being hailed as a legend and received several appreciating comments for her commitment.

With many people sharing the clip, even Welker responded to comments she received in a witty manner. When a sports news website shared the clip saying, “First-round pocket presence”, here’s how she responded:

The clip that has received more than 1.4 million views and over 23,600 likes on Twitter was retweeted more than 3,600 times. Users commenting on the video posted about how Welker handle the situation with presence of mind.

What do you think about the video?

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First Published: 25 April, 2020 12:59 IST

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