Are News Anchors Encouraged to Surgically Alter Their Look to Meet a Certain Standard?

Have you ever been watching the local news and thought the anchor looked like another anchor you’ve seen before on another network? If so, you’re probably not too far off. As reported on by RACKED, there’s a common look requested by many news producers for their anchors: an “authentic” look with no “distracting” features.

New York facial plastic surgeon Lee Ann Klausner, MD, agrees that attractiveness and proportional features are in high demand, but says there is far greater ethnic diversity in the industry than the typical blond-haired, blue-eyed local anchor woman.

“For example, there is a male local news reporter in New York who wears dreadlocks. There is a female local newscaster that has a retro ’80s punkish hairstyle. I think this is something new we’re seeing that shows some interest in breaking from the ‘standard’ look.”

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