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Florida’s Fourth Estate: Here’s what working in news during a pandemic looks like

Many people know local news anchors as the familiar faces they see on the air but behind the scenes, it actually takes a lot of people to make a TV station run like a well-oiled machine.

This week on “Florida’s Fourth Estate,” News 6 anchors Matt Austin and Ginger Gadsden talk to the WKMG-TV General Manager Jeff Hoffman about what it’s like running a news station during a pandemic with hurricane season looming.

During the episode, Hoffman also shares how a single phone call changed his entire life.

Watch the podcast recorded live on Facebook below or wherever you download your favorite podcasts.

What's it like running a TV station during a pandemic?

What's it like running a TV station during a pandemic? In This Week's Florida's Fourth Estate Ginger and Matt interview Jeff Hoffman about managing a local TV station during crisis.

Posted by News 6 WKMG / ClickOrlando on Friday, May 22, 2020

Florida’s Fourth Estate looks at everything from swampy politics to a fragile environment and even the crazy headlines that make Florida the craziest state in the Union.

Ginger Gadsden and Matt Austin use decades of experience as journalists to dissect the headlines that impact Florida. Each week they have a guest host who helps give an irreverent look at the issues impacting the Sunshine State. Big influencers like Attorney John Morgan, renowned Florida journalists and the scientists protecting Florida’s ecosystem can often be found as guests.

Look for new episodes every week, and visit ClickOrlando.com for the latest WKMG News 6 coverage of Orlando and beyond.