Fired WAAY Reporter to NBC News: ‘I Certainly Didn’t Think it Would Come to This’


By Merrill Knox Comment

Shea Allen, a reporter fired from WAAY after posting a list of confessions about her job — including “my best sources are the ones who secretly have a crush on me” and “I’ve taken naps in the news car” — is speaking out about her termination from the Huntsville ABC affiliate. In an interview with NBC News’ Janet Shamlian that aired on “Today,” Allen said she thought she was being “snarky and funny.”

“I know it sounds cliché, but I’m in this business to make a difference,” Allen said. “And my ability to do so has been taken away.” Watch: