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Re: So Long Adam Berg
« Reply #30 on: October 11, 2012, 07:59:59 PM »
So sad that Adam's leaving also  :(  Good luck to him.

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Re: So Long Adam Berg
« Reply #31 on: October 11, 2012, 08:11:02 PM »
Looks like another OCM has been layed off, everybody. No more diving into the forecast and taking Chooseday off, gang. :(

It was certainly funny to watch Adam Berg, especially in 2008 and 2009 when OCMs were able to have personalities.
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Re: So Long Adam Berg
« Reply #32 on: October 11, 2012, 09:06:31 PM »
Wow. Another one bites the dust. :o
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Re: So Long Adam Berg
« Reply #33 on: October 11, 2012, 09:12:11 PM »
No!!!  Darn it!!! :cry:  Adam was one of my favorite OCMs to watch. 

Honestly, if this is part of the next string of lay-offs, then I am surprised, because to me, he still seems to be part of the "young" crowd they are looking for.

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Re: Jeff Morrow leaves TWC
« Reply #34 on: October 11, 2012, 09:57:23 PM »
Talked to some sources and lets just say his departure wasn't his idea

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Re: Jeff Morrow leaves TWC
« Reply #35 on: October 11, 2012, 10:08:06 PM »
I'm not a proponent of blaming NBC for anything that happens at TWC, but at the same time, people need to quit being soooo sensitive to that word around here. Very juvenile.

This is actually the first I heard of his departure. He was there a long time, and I expect his resume to be impressive for future employment. I liked his on-camera demeanor. He had an air of enthusiasm in his tone of voice that I think is perfect for TV.

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Re: Jeff Morrow leaves TWC
« Reply #36 on: October 11, 2012, 11:59:05 PM »
Best wishes to Jeff & Adam.

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Re: So Long Adam Berg
« Reply #37 on: October 12, 2012, 01:23:55 AM »
From his TWC FB page,

"Adam Berg
Hello all! Sad to say but tonight is my last night at TWC. It's been a great run. I've been here since the summer of 99 and on camera since roughly 2003. Ive learned so much and have really grown as a person, father and weatherman....so I'd like to think. I will miss my co-workers dearly. They have really shown their true, beautiful colors over the past couple weeks. Best people in the biz. I'll miss you guys too! Thanks so much for your kind words and support.

Alright, on to the good news. I'll be creating another facebook fan page for you guys to join if you would like. Please check back. I need to figure out how to do it first...lol!!"

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Re: So Long Adam Berg
« Reply #38 on: October 12, 2012, 01:55:06 AM »
He wasn't laid off. He has a new 10-week-old baby at home and he's going to be a stay at home dad. They just gave him a "send off" goodbye on WCL tonight.

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Re: So Long Adam Berg
« Reply #39 on: October 12, 2012, 09:55:26 AM »
He wasn't laid off. He has a new 10-week-old baby at home and he's going to be a stay at home dad. They just gave him a "send off" goodbye on WCL tonight.
Good for him!

I'm sad to see him go.  Really enjoyed his broadcasts.

Best of luck to Adam!

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Re: Jeff Morrow leaves TWC
« Reply #40 on: October 12, 2012, 10:02:47 AM »
I am so sad to see Jeff Morrow out the door.  One of my favorites to watch.

I remember coming home from school every day as an elementary/middle school student and turning on the TV to watch him and Vivian on "Weather Center PM" or "Afternoon Outlook." He is a fantastic field reporter, and a fantastic meteorologist.  Best wishes to him.  I hope someone will take him on their weather team.

It's also sad, because I am not too shocked to hear about this. 

But, as Patrick stated, it has to happen at some point or another, whether they are laid off, retire, or leave on their own.  I don't think we should entirely point fingers at NBC.  NBC has been in control for a few years now.  If they were the solely responsible for this, I would imagine they would have canned him sooner.  Again, we cannot make assumptions.

Best of luck to Jeff!

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Re: So Long Adam Berg
« Reply #41 on: October 13, 2012, 04:46:34 PM »
He wasn't laid off. He has a new 10-week-old baby at home and he's going to be a stay at home dad. They just gave him a "send off" goodbye on WCL tonight.


No, he was laid off according to TVNewser:

http://www.mediabistro.com/tvnewser/adam-berg-departs-weather-channel_b150085

And also according to TVNewser, TWC is laying off several OCMs and I assume Adam and Jeff were part of the layoffs

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Re: So Long Adam Berg
« Reply #42 on: October 13, 2012, 06:29:42 PM »
Fewer OCMs = fewer live weather segments? :dunno: :(

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Re: So Long Adam Berg
« Reply #43 on: October 13, 2012, 08:18:59 PM »
Fewer OCMs = fewer live weather segments? :dunno: :(
They've already hired some new OCMs such as Reynolds Wolf and maybe some more. Keep in mind that any replacements coming in likely have lower pay than those who they replace.
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Re: So Long Adam Berg
« Reply #44 on: October 14, 2012, 12:05:30 AM »
wow, it's sad that all the OCM's are either leaving or getting fired/laid off :(