“Don’t be nervous,” Bill told Avril. “You’ll nail this.”
“I hope so,” she muttered. It was her first day on camera, doing the weekly NewsHour program and she was very nervous.
It was time. They stood in front of the cameras. Bill spoke first and then he introduced her.
The program was underway and when it was over, she was relieved but confident that she’d done well.
Weeks later, the producer announced, “The ratings have gone through the roof so, beginning next Monday, this will be the Avril Haines NewsHour.”
Bill gaped at him, “That means…”
“You’re out, Bill.”