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KITV anchor will sit down with Obama for interview

By Erika Engle

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 20, 2013

~~<p>KITV anchor and reporter Yunji de Nies interviews President Barack Obama today in Washington, D.C., and the interview will air on this evening's newscasts.</p>
<p>Being the first local reporter to have a one-on-one interview with the nation's Hawaii-born chief executive is what's known in the business as a &quot;get.&quot; And it's a huge one, especially considering recent rancor amid the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.politico.com/story/2013/02/obama-the-puppet-master-87764.html">White House Press Corps about the administration's manipulation of the media</a> and, most immediately, the lack of access to Obama as he played golf with Tiger Woods over the weekend.</p>
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KITV anchor and reporter Yunji de Nies interviews President Barack Obama today in Washington, D.C., and the interview will air on this evening's newscasts.

Being the first local reporter to have a one-on-one interview with the nation's Hawaii-born chief executive is what's known in the business as a "get." And it's a huge one, especially considering recent rancor amid the White House Press Corps about the administration's manipulation of the media and, most immediately, the lack of access to Obama as he played golf with Tiger Woods over the weekend. Login for more...



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