The US NBC TV reporter resorted to unusual protection for her work team while covering the arrival of Hurricane Ian in the US state this Wednesday.
Kyla Galer, put a condom on the microphone to prevent the device from getting wet due to the rain. The journalist reported the arrival of Ian from a parking lot in Fort Myers, in the area where the powerful category 4 hurricane made landfall, unleashing strong winds, torrential rains and a devastating series of ocean waves that made it one of the most powerful storms from the world. United States in recent years.
At first, viewers were skeptical about what Kyla’s microphone covers. After the fallout, the spokeswoman responded on her Instagram and Facebook profile. “A lot of people ask what’s in a mic. It’s what you think, a condom. It helps protect the equipment. You can’t get these mics wet. It’s very windy and heavy rain so we have to do what I have to do, and that is to put on the condom”. On the microphone, “explained her, who interviewed residents of the west coast of Florida wearing protective clothing.
ABC7’s Jeff Butera, who was also covering the arrival of the hurricane, encouraged his co-worker to use latex birth control to cover the microphone. “We are safely reporting tornadoes,” he wrote on Twitter. The hurricane had winds of up to 250 km / h, according to the country’s National Hurricane Center (NHC).