So heartbreaking. Two young lives were ripped away way too soon. A reporter and cameraman in Virginia were shot and killed during a live interview on Aug. 26., and it has shaken up news rooms all across the world. Click to see fellow journalists’ reactions.
Reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, were doing a routine live interview on the morning of Aug. 26 when a man shot and killed them at the scene. The shock of these heinous murders have left fellow journalists devastated and heartbroken.
Adam and Alison were conducting their interview at Bridgewater Plaza when the mystery man opened fire. News correspondents all across the country are sending their thoughts and prayers to the victims.
— Katie Couric (@katiecouric) August 26, 2015
My heart goes out to the families & friends of Alison Parker & Adam Ward who were shot and killed today in Virginia. May they rest in peace.
— Wolf Blitzer (@wolfblitzer) August 26, 2015
Don't usually comment on many things other than football/sports, but this #WDBJ shooting is infuriating and heartbreaking.
— Louis Riddick (@LRiddickESPN) August 26, 2015
No words. Sickened & saddened by this. 🙏🏼 https://t.co/iEudbxvPd9
— Charissa Thompson (@CharissaT) August 26, 2015
This is absolutely sickening. #WDBJshooting Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Alison & Adam, and entire CBS family at station.
— Chris Wragge (@ChrisWragge) August 26, 2015
Our newsroom is heartbroken over the awful killings in Virginia today. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims' family and friends.
— OBSERVER (@observer) August 26, 2015
Our thoughts remain with Alison and Adam’s family and loved ones during this absolutely horrific time. We will continue to update you as this awful story develops.
— Brittany King