Britsch, the one-man band

by Faith Jaschke

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Jason Britsch refers to himself as the “one-man band ” at KOSA CBS 7 in Odessa who has covered everything from City Council to wildfires.

“My favorite thing I got to do was live shots during large grassfires that threatened homes because that moment of having all that action going on while you’re talking was amazing,” Britsch said.

Britsch, a Texas State University alumna who graduated December 2010, grew up in Hondo, a town bordering San Antonio. After graduated with a bachelor’s degree in electronic media he drove out to Odessa and dropped off a stack of resumes — only to hear back from the news director a few hours later. He was offered a job at KOSA CBS 7 as an on-air reporter.

Britsch recognizes that not all aspects of his job have been ideal.

“The worst story is anything that involves M-O-S’s (man on the street interviews) because a lot of people hate being on camera,”he said.

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