The ice desks cometh … again

Two Sinclair stations, WGME-TV in Portland, Maine and WZTV-TV in Nashville, are proving that the ice anchor desk is one idea that just won’t go away.

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The stations, both owned by Sinclair, constructed outdoor desks made by local ice sculptors that also boasted their logos frozen into the structure.

Last year saw Cleveland‘s WKYC-TV create one, while WSYX-TV in Columbus created an ice chroma key wall. Then, over the summer, Portland, Oregon’s KATU-TV created one to show how hot it was, with KPNX-TV in Phoenix following suit. WRAL-TV in Raleigh, meanwhile, created an anchor desk from sand to celebrate summer, while later that fall WRAL-TV built a desk from corn.

Since the cold weather looks like it’s going to be around for a bit, expect more ice desk spottings in your future.

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