They say you don't get a second chance to make a first impression, which is probably fine by one local broadcaster. In what may have been the shortest news-anchoring gig ever, A.J. Clemente began his career with Bismarck, North Dakota NBC affiliate KFYR with the tired old news cliché "******* ****!"
Anchor Van Tieu introduced an oblivious-to-camera A.J. Clemente, on the heels of his profane declaration, as her "new weekend news anchor," at which point a still-muttering Clemente noticed he was on, and tried gamely to deliver a quick bio: