Top 14 Local News Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Local News Quotes from famous people such as Bernie Sanders, Roone Arledge, Maria Menounos, Emily Procter, Eric Alterman, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Even the alternative weekly newspapers, traditionally a

Even the alternative weekly newspapers, traditionally a bastion of progressive thought and analysis, have been bought by a monopoly franchise and made a predictable shift to the right in their coverage of local news.
Bernie Sanders
People essentially like local news better than network news.
Roone Arledge
If you take the more general role of going to local stations around the country in Montana or South Carolina or wherever, and start in the local news, it’s a lot more difficult to get to the stories that you want to really cover.
Maria Menounos
In college, I was a weather anchor for the local news. I would ‘borrow’ my forecast from The Weather Channel.
Emily Procter
Whether people care enough about local news to pay for it is, sadly, an entirely different question than whether our democracy requires a strong watchdog function at the local level to ensure safeguards against abuse, chicanery, and outright dishonesty.
Eric Alterman
When you make the transition from local news to something like Fox, you feel incredibly blessed because now you have fantastic producers at every level who are helping you do the things you used to do by yourself.
Shannon Bream
Working in local news makes you very self-sufficient, which is a good thing because you know how all the different jobs work. I’ve worked many of those jobs in the newsroom, from my first job answering the phones and working the prompter, to producing, to being a reporter who does all of those things.
Shannon Bream
We sort of read two or three big newspapers but we don’t get the flavor of the local events, the local news as much.
Jane Smiley
I am a big ‘Ellen’ fan. I have been one for quite a long time now. I used to do the local news talk shows with her in San Francisco, when we were both still kids.
Margaret Cho
One reason I left local news was that I was tired of the constant musical chairs among news directors.
Jessica Savitch
Network reporters dont go to the field anymore. The local news has been gutted.
Alex Wagner
There was an interview with me when I was nine years old. They showed it on the local news and I said: ‘I want to win the Melbourne Cup.’ My friends used to tease me and make fun of what I said. So, yeah, it was pretty funny I did win it in the end.
Michelle Payne
Going from local news to a network operation is learning a whole new ballgame. The way you go about it and the stories you cover are so different. I feel at Fox I have a lot more autonomy about doing my work.
Shannon Bream
I wrote to the local news guy when I was 12 years old. I said, ‘What do I need to do to be you one day?’
David Muir