Austin broadcasters react to murders of Roanoke reporter, photographer

This morning’s horrific murders of two journalists during a live broadcast have sent shockwaves through the tight-knit TV news business.

Reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward were shot and killed by a former co-worker, according to published reports. They worked for WDBJ-TV, the CBS affiliate for Roanoke, Va.

Journalists across the nation took to social media to mourn the two, including many news managers, anchors and reporters in Austin.

Here’s a sampling:

Author: Gary Dinges

Gary Dinges covers bars/restaurants, movies, music, radio and TV -- plus a bunch of other fun stuff -- for the Austin American-Statesman.

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