In New York, WNBC’s Ushery Drops the Tie

By Andrew Gauthier 

The New York Times

David Ushery has boldly gone where almost no other male anchors on local newscasts in New York seem to have gone before, at least not in the studio: into the uncharted territory beyond the jacket-and-tie look. Into tie-lessness.

Mr. Ushery, an anchor on the Saturday night newscasts on WNBC-TV, tried the jacket-and-open-collar look last month. He dresses that way on “The Debrief,” a somewhat less formal program that he presides over on Sundays at noon. (It is also broadcast on Fridays at 6:30 p.m. and seven times over the weekend on WNBCs New York Nonstop cable channel.) More…