NABET 21 is turning up the heat in its fight against WRGB
. Over the weekend they showed up in Albany in front of Huck Finn's Warehouse (the humungous savings store) with a crowd of protesters at CBS 6's Survivor
auditions. WNYT was there
, getting shots of GM Bob Furlong looking on nervously as his sweet little event went somewhat sour. I guess nobody explained to Huck Finn's Jeff Sperber that there would be a bunch of picketers and cops outside to greet shoppers and wanna-be Survivors.
The union is also hitting the airwaves this week
with a media campaign to support its Turn off CBS 6
signs and billboards. You can check out the spots here
; They both do a good job of explaining the union's position, but the TV commercial is particularly nice. Several readers have pointed out that former WRGB reporter Darcy Wells voices the spots; she now heads communications at PEF