Kerre McIvor

Kerre McIvor is a Herald on Sunday columnist

Kerre Woodham: Rising before the birds no way to start a day

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Petra Bagust. Photo / Supplied
Petra Bagust. Photo / Supplied

I'm not at all surprised Petra Bagust has quit Breakfast television.

What does amaze me are the number of erstwhile sensible people who choose to work a breakfast shift.

I have only ever worked on a breakfast show once in my life, with Kevin Black on an ill-fated radio station. And although I loved Blackie I hated getting up at 4am and being cheerful until 8.30am.

To my mind, 4am has always been a time to go home, not get up.

I don't care what inducements are offered, to me, I cannot ever imagine agreeing to do a job that requires me to be up before the birds.

Those workers who must do so have my sympathy - and admiration.

- Herald on Sunday

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