Oklahoma news anchor Julie Chin said she started having a stroke when she heard a few misspelled words during a live broadcast.
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Oklahoma news anchor suffers from ‘beginning of stroke’ on live broadcast
Julie Chin, who works for NBC affiliate KJRH in Tulsa, was talking about NASA’s canceled Artemis-I launch on Saturday morning. But while she delivered the news, she couldn’t read the words on the teleprompter.
Jin put on a bewildered expression as he tried to progress the story. But after a while, she couldn’t tell the script right in front of her.
Then Chin stopped the script by saying, “I’m sorry. I apologize to everyone for what is happening to me this morning.”
Tulsa news anchor Julie Chin broadcasts the start of the stroke live. She knew something was wrong and when her worried colleagues called 911, she threw it at the meteorologist. She’s fine for now, but wanted to share her experience to educate viewers about her stroke warning signs. pic.twitter.com/aWNPPbn1qf
— Mike Sington (@MikeSington) September 5, 2022
In addition, he turned over the broadcast to the meteorological team and continued to say, ‘Let’s send it to meteorologist Annie Brown’.
Nevertheless, Brown took over the broadcast and said, ‘I love Julie so much, I love you so much’, causing laughter. We all have those days.’
Nevertheless, Chin’s colleagues dialed 9-11 instead of going back to the airwaves. Shortly thereafter, she was rushed to a nearby hospital.
Julie Chin Makes Statement About Stroke
Julie Chin updated her health status after the panic via her Facebook profile on Sunday, September 4th. She mentioned that she was healthy.
Then she said, ‘I’m happy to tell you that my tests all came back great. At this point, doctors think I have a stroke onset, but not a complete stroke.’
She also said that ‘there are still a lot of questions and follow-up is needed, but the conclusion seems to be ok’.
She continued, ‘I think this episode came out of nowhere. I felt good before the show.’
She also said, ‘But during a few minutes of our news broadcast, things started to happen. First, he lost partial vision in one eye. After a while, my hands and arms were paralyzed.’
Chin recalled: She said, ‘I knew I was in big trouble when my mouth didn’t speak the words right in front of me on the teleprompter. If you’re watching Saturday morning, you know how desperately I’ve been trying to keep the show running, but the words won’t come.’