Anchor Lashes Out At Viewers Complaining About TV Shows Interrupted For Tornado Coverage

Source: Jason Samenow / The Washington Post

Monday morning, something beautiful happened.  KSFY anchor Nancy Naeve – out of Sioux Falls, South Dakota – spoke her mind  after her station received a flood of complaints when programming was preempted for tornado coverage late Sunday:

I tell you what.  Quit calling and ripping Shawn [the meteorologist] for being on the air to save people’s lives. . . . No show is as important as someone’s life.  You aren’t going to go on the air if it’s not important. And people just berated our station for him being on the air.  I tell you what if it was your home and your neighbors, you would feel differently. So please, please don’t do that.  That’s not nice.   .  .  .

You can go to and watch your show.  . . .

We get it.  We get it. You love your show and we love that that you’re watching KSFY. But we love that Shawn was saving lives, literally . . .

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