Catherine Anaya’s Latest Blog: ‘It’s Not Goodbye, It’s Stay Tuned’

By admin July 13, 2015 08:22

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By: Catherine Anaya

I don’t like goodbyes.

The finality of it makes me anxious. That’s probably why I plowed through the last 7 days as if they were like any other. Only they weren’t.

My final days at CBS 5 News were closing in on me and I was doing everything I could to distract myself from it until I started hearing rumblings about “something special” planned for my final newsroom hours.

I was told to be at the station early (which is really “on time” for everyone else) on Friday, my last day, for a farewell lunch. I still didn’t know what to expect other than food, a video and some words from my news director.

I was pretty sure I’d cry. Instead, I was walloped by a fistful of love, humility and appreciation of what I was leaving behind.

To our fearless leader, Leona, who stood up and gave a touching tribute of words, thank you. We like to think our bosses know not only what we do on the outside but also who we are on the inside. Her words and tears cut deep into the essence of me and what makes me tick. 

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By admin July 13, 2015 08:22

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