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Caller says media and green rooms are to blame for Michael Jackson's death

Posted by Misty Montano on Saturday, August 8, 2009, In : Assignment News Desk 

Me: "CBS4 News this is Misty"

Caller:  "This is John Doe and you don't know me from hell cause I've kept it that way but I just have to do something to help Michael.  You see I was a child actor and under contract with Disney at 18.  Then I went on to be a producer at Liberty UA.  I worked with Dick Clark to create the American Music Awards."

(I didn't interrupt, but I knew I was in for a long call if I let it go on, but it was quiet in the newsroom and he wasn't being irate or belligerent.  I ...

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Demanding caller questions my belief in freedom of information

Posted by Misty Montano on Saturday, August 1, 2009, In : Assignment News Desk 

I was accused of not believing in the freedom of information by an upset caller today.  I wasn’t surprised by his outburst because he started off the conversation very abrasive.  This was a new accusation though.  I’ve been called many things over the phone while on the news desk, but my belief in freedom of information has never been questioned before today.


Me: CBS4 News this is Misty


Caller:  Yes, I’d like to know why I can’t find the phone numbers of all the stations in Denver...

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Misty Montano

Evolving Journalist I am a Journalist using Social Technologies and Interactive Media to connect with news consumers. I am taking on the new exciting and challenging role of Digital Content Manager at 9News in Denver, CO. Previously I was an Assignment Editor at CBS4 News in Denver where I won an Emmy for my work and spent the first 10 years of my career. I truly grew up on the news desk.