Happy National Hug an Anchor Day!


By Merrill Knox Comment

It’s National Hug an Anchor Day, and anchors across the country are getting a little love from colleagues, fans, random people in parking lots and people in tomato costumes. Here’s a sample of how a few stations are celebrating.

KXRM in Colorado Springs enlisted the Fazoli’s mascot to help them celebrate:

At WSYR in Syracuse, meteorologist Chris Brandolino had trouble finding any hug takers:

At WGN in Chicago, the morning anchors gave out hugs in the parking lot:

WHO in Des Moines and WTXF in Philadelphia also celebrated National Hug an Anchor Day.