He's a little bit of an asshole. She's a little bit green. They don't really hit it off. For one thing, he mocks her in front of the entire office just because she tapes her press badge to the inside of her notebook. There is a good reason for this.
When they're assigned to the same story, he tries to relegate her to standing outside the crime scene tape all day, just in case that prick of a police lieutenant decides to walk over and say something useful. Which is never going to happen. So she goes back to the newsroom with nothing and he's got the whole story.
There is no way these two are ever going to get along. Which is to say they're knocking stacks of paper off the desks after hours within a few months. It's an old newsroom cliché: first comes the double byline, then comes the double stroller. The sequel is a lot more complicated.
Photo: Helen Mirren as Bill Coats.