This anchorman certainly made an impression on the first day of the job – after a microphone broadcast him muttering “fucking shit”.

AJ Clemente was appearing on NBC affiliate KFYR-TV alongside colleague Van Tieu when he was recorded.

Apparently realising his outburst has been beamed live, Clemente gazes towards the ground, before look up in bewilderment.

While many viewers had a giggle at Clemente’s obvious embarrassment, his bosses failed to see the funny side – and he’s been suspended.

News director Monica Hannan posted the following explanation on the station’s Facebook page on Sunday:

aj clemente fucking shit

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Clemente himself has taken to Twitter to offer his apologies, admitting it “couldn’t have gone any worse”.

A.J. Clemente
Tough day,Thanks for the support,We all make mistakes. Im truly sorry for mine. I'll try my hardest to come back better and learn from this.

A.J. Clemente
That couldn't have gone any worse!

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