NBC Reporter Running to Report Manafort Conviction Redeems Blue Dresses. Twitter Loves Her.

NBC News reporter Cassie Semyon wasn’t going to let anyone scoop her on yesterday’s Paul Manafort guilty verdicts, so she did her best Jackie Joyner Kersee impersonation and sprinted out of the Courthouse in Alexandria Va. yesterday and into television news reporting lore, redeeming little blue dresses forever, and delighting colleagues and Twitter users along her way.

(NBC was first to report!)

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Thanks for your effort, Cassie, we were all dying to hear.

Here’s to this becoming an Olympic event. 

The “100 yard got him! sprint”.