MSNBC staffers scatter after bed bugs found at Manhattan HQ ahead of Super Tuesday coverage


An obvious mattress bug infestation at MSNBC’s Manhattan headquarters has brought on staffers to scatter simply hours forward of the left-leaning community’s Tremendous Tuesday protection, The Put up has realized.

In accordance with a memo obtained by The Put up, an “unidentified insect” was noticed Sunday within the not too long ago revamped studio 3A — dwelling to particular election protection and “The Rachel Maddow Present” — at 30 Rock in Midtown.

Further studios on the third ground had been additionally shuttered “out of an abundance of warning.”

The community was compelled to shut down its essential studio 3A, dwelling to particular election protection and “The Rachel Maddow Present.” MSNBC

“They’re scrambling,” an NBC supply instructed The Put up on Monday. “They’ve already been borrowing an unused native studio for some exhibits in latest weeks. So studio house is tight.”

The memo stated an exterminator was introduced in to deal with the studio, inexperienced rooms and management room.


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The memo stated an exterminator was introduced in to deal with the studio, inexperienced rooms and management room out of abundance of “warning.” Common Photographs Group through Getty Photographs

“An environmental Ok-9 detection crew will make sure the remediation efforts had been full and can take an additional go, via prolonged areas of newsrooms [on the third floor],” the memo stated.

The Put up reached out to MSNBC for remark.

It’s unclear whether or not the remediation efforts will enable anchors to return to the principle studio in time for Tuesday’s major protection — when voters in 16 states and American Samoa go to the polls.


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