The urinal wall that brought a reader into a newsroom #peesells

The Orange County Register welcomed Anna Bourland into its newsroom this week to manage the @OCReggie Twitter account for about an hour. Here is how the idea was born on Twitter.

Twitter / ocregister: With 5 outdoor TVs, a urinal …

Twitter / ksablan: What? Did @OCReggie just use …

Twitter / abourland: @ksablan They do did and I …

Twitter / ksablan: @abourland 500 points to you …

Twitter / abourland: @ksablan Oh… should I just …

Twitter / ksablan: @abourland We have free water …

Twitter / abourland: @ksablan awww, I was hoping …

At this point, I turned to Sonya Quick (@sonyanews) who leads the social and mobile efforts of the Register’s newsroom, and asked if she would be alright with actually bringing Bourland in to handle the @OCReggie account. Sonya loved the idea, and we headed over to Roxanne Hack (@roxannima) who was managing the Reggie account at the time and she delivered the good news.

Twitter / ocregister: @abourland you're hired! come …

Here is the wonderful Anna Bourland (@abourland) after her visit with the Register. Thank you Anna!