Cover blown... TV reporter

The Irish Mail on Sunday - - NEWS -

TELE­VI­SION jour­nal­ist Mike Sei­del ap­peared to be buf­feted by Florence’s ter­ri­fy­ing force as he braced him­self against the gale for his re­port from North Carolina on Fri­day.

But the Weather Chan­nel pre­sen­ter was later crit­i­cised for ex­ag­ger­at­ing the wind’s fe­roc­ity af­ter two pedes­tri­ans strolled non­cha­lantly be­hind him. A chan­nel spokesman de­fended him: ‘The two men are walk­ing on con­crete – Mike is try­ing to main­tain his foot­ing on wet grass.’

EYE OF THESTORM: Reporter Mike Sei­del and the non­cha­lant passers-by

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