Sunday, November 23, 2014

How local news works, part 376

There's a contestant on The Voice from Fort Worth. Your local beat is Wilkes County, a seventeen hour drive away?

NO problem:

A singer with ties to Wilkes County has made it into the Top 10 finalists on NBC’s reality competition series “The Voice,” according to the Winston-Salem Journal.

Luke Wade is from Fort Worth, Texas, but spent summers during his childhood in Moravian Falls visiting family there, according to his cousin, Kelly Pipes.
Person says man off television spent an unspecified amount of time over an undocumented period of years visiting?

Local boy. Front pages held.