Syler Envisions The View

By Brian 

Two weeks after CBS gave her the boot, Rene Syler underwent a bilateral prophylactic mastectomy.

Her “instincts as a TV journalist kicked in,” Stephen Battaglio writes. “She allowed producers and camera crews from The Oprah Winfrey Show to follow her for a month before the surgery and through her time in the operating room at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. She also kept her own digital video diary. Her journey will be presented on the March 29 edition of Oprah’s show.”

A couple days ago, another story said Syler wanted another network job. But perhaps that job won’t be in news: She’s subbing on The View in April, and she says she’d love to make it a permanent job…