Trevor Cadigan Audio Slideshow

A behind-the-scenes look at what goes on in the control and on the floor during a 10 p.m. newscast at WFAA. Floor Director Bill Sons tells why he loves his job and his co-workers.

:05 – WFAA Anchor John McCaa records a teaser for the 10 p.m. newscast.

:10 – WFAA Sports Anchor Dale Hansen reads the updates for the day’s sports and Floor Director Bill Sons readies the next camera.

:14 – Cameraman Dode Vigley adjusts his rundown before it’s time to go on the air.

:19 – Cameraman Jared Phillips adjusts his camera and Sons gets ready to cue the anchors for the start of the show.

:24 – McCaa waits patiently for the commercial break to be over.

:29 – Producer Jenny Lyon and Director John Rios anticipate the D-block and review the CGs for the next story.

:38 – Sons checks how much time is left before Chief Meteorologist Pete Delkus delivers his weather forecast.

:44 – McCaa and co-anchor Cynthia Izaguirre read the opening stories for the 10 p.m. newscast.

:48 – Delkus teases his weather forecast outside of WFAA’s Victory Plaza Studio.

:52 – The on-air talent converse with each other, while the floor director cues the next camera for TV.

:58 – Delkus educates the viewing public about the weather to come.

1:09 – Sons crosses off a story on his rundown.

1:12 – McCaa and Izaguirre check their scripts for upcoming stories.

1:16 – Vigley and Phillips converse before the commercial break is over.

1:22 – The crew gets ready for the end of the newscast and Hansen’s sports update.

1:28 – McCaa and Izaguirre react to a joke told by Sons and get ready to end the newscast.

1:36 – The talent of the 10 p.m. newscast react to a joke told by Delkus.

1:41 – Hansen delivers the updates from Moyal and ends his sports segment.

1:45 – Sons alerts the talent where to look next.

1:51 – Lyon and Rios look over the details of the script for the 10 p.m. newscast.

1:54 – Sons counts down the time until the 10 p.m. newscast is over.

1:56 – Rios brings in the final CGs for the newscast and takes a 2-shot of McCaa and Izaguirre.

1:59 – Sons takes off his headset and heads out the door after a successful night of delivering the news.