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I used to work with the reporter who did the second story - that's actually on women turning to prostitution to pay their bills.They definitely could've made that slightly clearer, though the way the woman talks is sort of, kind of, almost a giveaway. But not quite...
I thought the second spot was talking about being a phone sex operator, so the "survival" line confused me. I think it is too vague to really sell.
Now that you explain it, why is there a man answering the phone then?
I didn't write the spot... just worked with the reporter in the past. :) No clue why they did it like that. All I know is I definitely would've done it much differently.
This was one of those spots in which: 1 - there was absolutely NO VIDEO...the interviews were done over the phone and they shot TELEPHONE WIRES for b-roll, and 2 - it was down to the day before when the piece was actually getting done. So it was kind of like what is this story even about and what the heck are we gonna do for the promo? A last minute hurry up and get it done...definitely agree it could of been done differently but at that point there weren't too many options. :) Eileen in Vegas.
"Survival" spot kept me interested even though I was thinking "wtf is this about?" . I had no idea it was about prostitiution. Too bad they couldn't have made it more obvious b/c otherwise it was pretty interesting. I would have tuned in for sure.
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