Walsh had a recurring part starting in 2012 as Simone Sinclair, a former friend of Bay Kennish, a one-night stand with Emmett Bledsoe, friend / ex-girlfriend of Toby Kennish, and ex-girlfriend of Wilkie, in Switched at Birth.
Santana works as a waitress at the Spotlight Diner when she meets new girl Dani, and there's an instant attraction between the two, but Santana has another person in her life who means the world to her, how will Dani handle this other person? Will they be able to let their walls down long enough to fall in love?
The spot was one of the broadcaster’s mandated “must run” segments that Sinclair has been widely known for ever since HBO’s John Oliver criticized the company in a takedown last year.
It was a compelling story — one undeniably made even better by the fact that the founder, Opdenkelder, was blonde, curvy, media savvy, and more than willing to go on television in a tight-fitting pencil skirt and explain why cougars like her deserve love too.
A member of the public relations team offers to play the role of “Vanessa Charles,” an apparently fictional spokeswoman, in phone interviews.
Julie Beun, a freelance journalist, sat down with Opdenkelder and her partner for a lengthy profile that ran in the Ottawa Citizen in 2010.
(Most must-run content revolves around promoting a network’s programming.)“We aren’t sure of the motivation for the criticism, but find it curious that we would be attacked for asking our news people to remind their audiences that unsubstantiated stories exist on social media, which result in an ill-informed public with potentially dangerous consequences,” said Scott Livingston, Sinclair’s senior vice president of news, in a statement.
“It is ironic that we would be attacked for messages promoting our journalistic initiative for fair and objective reporting, and for specifically asking the public to hold our newsrooms accountable.