ABC newsreader cut short
The Sydney newsroom’s evening chief of staff, Simon Johnson, said “It was just a tickle and it was a little distressing to her considering she was in the middle of a live bulletin. I can see her now and she is laughing about it.”
He denied she became upset during a story on the funeral of journalist Matt Price.
Phillips returned to the bulletin by the end, adding, “I’m happy to say we fixed our technical problems and a glass of water seemed to do the trick,” she said.
Source: Sydney Morning Herald.