Karen E. “Takemura” Carlson is an Emmy Award winning journalist and APEX-Award winning website designer.  (Not this website, but I digress)

Let’s start with a little comic relief, courtesy late-night comic Stephen Colbert:


Oh, I remember those days when I would cry after I had a less-than-stellar live shot.  (Being a live reporter ‘in the field’ means you stand out there and talk – no backup, sometimes, no script – that’s when you learn to ‘tap-dance.’ But as life in a newsroom goes, you get tougher as life goes on.  But you get up and get over yourself.. and otherwise, just get it done!  (Go team!)

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