Her reaction was great

News presenter shocked when she realises she's still on air

Few seconds after, the newsreader realizes that she was back on camera and her reaction to this was "priceless". And the blooper video of her shocked reaction has gone viral.

Exelby was told Monday she would no longer be used in an on-air role, an ABC spokesman said in a statement: "Natasha Exelby is a casual contributor, not a staff member".

Natasha Exelby was presenting an evening bulletin on ABC on Saturday when the now-viral-moment took place. "If she is going to be punished for such a minor, humorous and innocent error - I think bigger questions need to be asked about the culture of the ABC", Dastyari said.

News Corp.is pursuing ABC management for further comment, addressing directly her removal from newsreading duties, either as a freelancer or otherwise. Not my finest hour, ' she wrote.

In their supportive messages, many prominent journalists revealed the same thing had happened to them a couple of times.

However, the ABC's director of news Gaven Morris appears to have bowed to pressure and re-instated Exelby.


However, she did not let the lag affect her presentation skills.

Fellow Aussie TV reporter Laura Banks recently hit the headlines for her own memorable on-screen appearances.

This treasure trove of bloopers is good for a laugh, and honestly it's surprising some of these didn't end with a firing.

Tom Steinfort, a Weekend Today presenter, called the decision of "sacking someone for an innocuous mistake" an absolute disgrace.

A news report had just finished when the bulletin cut back to show Exelby inside the public broadcaster's Sydney studio not looking at the camera.

Related News:

  • Company buys Steamboat Resort and Winter Park in massive deal

    Company buys Steamboat Resort and Winter Park in massive deal

    Hogan Lovells US LLP, Latham and Watkins LLP and Simpson Thacher Bartlett LLP are serving as legal counsel to Aspen and KSL. Inc., said the American ski chains are looking north of the border for the same reason as American visitors.

    Sen. Bernie Sanders Has His Own Podcast

    In his own statement, Leahy said, "The president is now required to give Congress notification under the War Powers Act". The United States has placed blame for the attack on Syrian President Bashar Assad.

    Giraffe born at Toledo zoo won't go on exhibit for a while

    Some customers have even complained on social media that there were no more plush giraffes available at their local Toys "R" Us. April the giraffe was expected to give birth in mid-February but has extended for more than a month.
  • Schwarber, Zobrist homer in Cubs' 7-4 win over Brewers

    Schwarber, Zobrist homer in Cubs' 7-4 win over Brewers

    He started in right field the first two games in Milwaukee and said he expects Maddon to keep moving him and Baez around. He scored the winning run in Milwaukee's 2-1,11-inning win over the Cubs on Friday night, racing home on a wild pitch.

    Refusing to resign, Alabama governor faces impeachment hearings after ruling

    Bentley has acknowledged making personal mistakes but maintained he did nothing illegal or to merit his removal from office. Mason quit the governor's office in March of previous year , after accusations about the two became public.

    North Korea test-fires missile into sea ahead of Trump-Xi summit

    He said it did not fall within Japan's exclusive economic zone, Xinhua news agency reported . The reclusive state has also conducted two nuclear weapons tests since January 2016.
  • After attack on Syria, Tillerson vows to defend innocents

    After attack on Syria, Tillerson vows to defend innocents

    Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova however said the visit was cancelled after it had been rescheduled. But there have been repeated allegations of chemical weapons use by the government since then.
    France, Serbia set up Davis Cup semi-final clash

    France, Serbia set up Davis Cup semi-final clash

    Djokovic has dropped from his No. 1 ranking after a slump in form following his French Open title previous year . The winners of the tie will face either France or Great Britain in the semi-finals.
    Turkish PM reiterates call for Syria safe zone

    Turkish PM reiterates call for Syria safe zone

    The protesters held banners and chanted anti-American slogans Saturday such as "Death to America" and "Death to Israel". The kingdom is among the most vehement opponents of Assad and supports Sunni rebel groups fighting to oust him.
  • Astros try to get offense going vs. Royals

    Astros try to get offense going vs. Royals

    Karns allowed four runs, two hits and two walks in a relief appearance in a 9-1 loss to Minnesota on Wednesday. Keuchel followed with a two-base throwing error that allowed Paulo Orlando to reach second with no outs.
    Panic, damage as three strong quakes hit Philippines

    Panic, damage as three strong quakes hit Philippines

    The USGS said the tremor struck 3:08 p.m. and 3:09 p.m. with an epicenter 13 km northeast of Mindoro province. In Manila , AFP reporters saw people running out of office buildings in the financial district.

    India promises to cut trade gap: Hasina

    He said that 17 projects have been identified for utilisation of the new line of credit. Earlier on Saturday, she was accorded a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan.


Most liked

Russian Federation knew Syrian chemical attack was coming
Tillerson spent the morning at a WWII ceremony at the site of a Nazi massacre in Sant'Anna di Stazzema near Lucca. Tillerson said Washington's priority remained the defeat of the so-called "Islamic State" (IS) terrorist group.

Malala designated as UN's youngest-ever Messenger of Peace
Malala Yousafzai speaks at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in NY on September 25, 2015. Malala is known as the girl who was shot by the Taliban for speaking out against them.

Justice to veto legislation eliminating greyhound racing
For the month of March, general revenue fund collections were $331.5 million, $26.3 million above the original budget estimate. Ferns said in his video the second promise the Senate kept was "passing a balanced budget without tax increases".

Clinton shares thoughts on Syria at fundraiser in Houston
And when asked about her life, she said: "As a person, I'm okay". The role the U.S. plays in the world matters", Clinton said. I think he had his desire to destabilize us and others.

Trump's Syria Attack and Our Abject Media
Presidents change and lawmakers come and go, but The Washington Times is always here, and FREE online. Jadwat, who argued one of the travel ban challenges against the administration.

Samsung forecasts best quarterly profit in over 3 yrs as chips soar
SK hynix's operating profit is forecast to surge to 2.2 trillion won, up from 0.56 trillion won a year earlier. It is scheduled to give more details including quarterly net profit later in the month.

13 killed in Egypt church explosion, local reports say
Islamic State said two of its fighters wearing suicide vests carried out the attacks, and it warned of more to come. In December, 25 people died when a bomb exploded during Sunday mass in Cairo , as NPR's Bill Chappell reported.

Airbnb host banned after sending racist messages to Asian woman
The host, meanwhile, had no comment when reached by NBC Los Angeles, the station reports . But she went on to call Suh a "con artist" and "One word says it all".

Spieth stumbles in Augusta's water again
Instead, nearly the instant he made contact, Spieth began walking toward the hole, watching his putt stop five feet short. But Thursday's major lapse suggests the old immune system that used to inoculate Spieth against such errors is weakening.

A slice for the stranded: Delta buys pizza for passengers
In fact, there's little that airlines are required to do in cases of delays caused by weather or even air traffic control issues. There are few things that can make flight delays more bearable, but free pizza is definitely one of them.

United States, Canada and Mexico federations to make 'historic announcement' Monday
CONCACAF president Victor Montagliani talked up the proposal as an expression of the unifying power of football. Paul Mariner has some strong words in opposition of FIFA's plan to allocate for a 48-team World Cup.

China president's plane stops in Alaska after Trump visit
Trump's children have begun learning Mandarin, among whom, 5-year-old Arabella Kushner has become a fan-favorite in China. Chinese President Xi Jinping was able to take in views Friday night of the natural beauty that Alaska has to offer.

Jay-Z's Music Has Finally Been Removed from Spotify and Apple Music
Shawn Carter, is part owner of Tidal, a music streaming service that competes with Apple, Spotify, and Amazon's services. Last year, his 2001 album " The Blueprint " was also removed from all streaming services other than Tidal.

Twitter sues feds to block investigation into Trump critic's account
When Twitter replied stating that such a demand would require a court order, Special Agent Adam Hoffman of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection said, in the companies words, that "no such court order would be obtained".

Canada supports USA missile strike in Syria: PM
Calling the strike a "flagrant aggression", the Syrian Army said it had killed six people and caused extensive damage to the base. Syrian state TV reported the attack on a number of military targets and called the attack an "aggression".