Houston, we're big-time.
Well, at least as big-time as Columbus, Ohio.
CNN has made the somewhat surprising announcement that they'll be opening a bunch of new bureaus around the country, and Houston is one of the 10 cities designated to get one.
The bureaus will be staffed by a single "all-platforms" reporter. Which means some very overworked person who will shoot video, report, edit, blog, vlog, twitter, facebook and whatever else is the next craze.
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"CNN recently started the expansion in Minneapolis," reports the Orlando Sentinel. "Other cities receiving new bureaus will be Philadelphia, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Houston, Denver, Seattle, Raleigh-Durham, N.C., and Columbus, Ohio. Most will be one-person bureaus, like Orlando."
It'll be like the glory days of the "one-man bands" of that 24-hour Houston channel that briefly tried to survive here.
But should a cheerleader mom go wild, or a white woman go missing, rest assured CNN will be all over it.
-- Richard Connelly