A Tampa TV Reporter Gets an Early Cancer Diagnosis When a Viewer Spots a Lump on Her Neck
James // Dave & Chuck the Freak
July 27th, 2020
A TV reporter at NBC 8 in Tampa got an early thyroid cancer diagnosis . . . after a viewer spotted a lump on her neck during a report and emailed her. She’s having surgery this week to have her thyroid removed.
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - A reporter's comfort zone is telling the story, not being the story. Investigative reporters, in particular, have a tendency to be coined a "pain in the neck." But humor me as I turn the tables for a moment to share my story about my (literal) pain in the neck.