When television news anchors sign off for the last time, some take cushy retirements while others land in politics or on a college faculty.
Not “Q.” She shocked viewers by leaving for something that, a generation ago, would’ve had media critics mocking and peers giving her the cold shoulder.
Anqunette Jamison, known to news fans of Fox 2 Detroit as Q, left the prestigious morning anchor job on Oct. 31 to become an unpaid volunteer in the effort to legalize marijuana. Jamison did so at a propitious time for marijuana advocates. Across the political spectrum, from far left to ultra right, the legalization of marijuana has become a serious political issue. And she did so at a challenging time for her personally.