Sixth Grader Takes Shot at Anchoring. Nails It.

By Kevin Eck 

Viewers of Buffalo CBS affiliate WIVB got a glimpse into the future a little after 6:00 a.m. this morning when sixth grader Nolan Watson filled in for Jordan Williams.

Watson was asked by co-anchor Teresa Weakley to talk about a weather video. He nailed it.

He’s the lead anchor for his elementary school’s newscast and wrote a letter to WIVB looking for a tour of the station. WIVB put him on air.

“I was pretty nervous, especially when I heard the countdown from the commercial break,” said Watson.

Here’s his story: