Video: Virginia's WDBJ airs tearful moment of silence for slain journalists

See video and photos of the WDBJ newsroom in the aftermath of the tragic event


Janet Upadhye
August 27, 2015 7:18PM (UTC)

Members of the news team at Virginia's WDBJ Channel 7 aired a moment of silence during its 6 a.m. newscast, 24-hours after reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward were shot and killed during a live broadcast.

Anchor Kim McBroom joined hands with weatherman Leo Hirsbrunner and anchor Steve Grant while giving a tearful account of the Wednesday morning events.

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Parker and Ward were gunned down by Vester Lee Flanagan, 41, who used to be a reporter at WDBJ but was fired a few years ago.

Watch the tearful tribute to the two slain journalists here:

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