Portland station creates ice anchor desk (in the middle of summer)
Those desks were, of course, meant to show just how cold it was — but KATU-TV has taken a 180 on that idea and is using it tout the near-90s the city is experiencing.
KATU-TV anchored its afternoon and evening newscast from behind the outdoor ice creation, which was carved by Portland-based ice sculptor James Stugart (the obligatory “it wasn’t easy” video clip is below).
Wouldn’t it have been easier to just have the anchors sit behind a bucket of water and say “this WAS our ice anchor desk, but…”
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