Tommy Callaway is a Georgia man accused of slapping WSAV-TV reporter Alex Bozarjian on the backside on live TV while she covered a race in Savannah, Georgia. Curently, he is a Sales at Swedish Match North America.
Alex Bozarjian is the WSAV-TV reporter and she was covering a race in Savannah, Georgia. However, Tommy Callaway is a Georgia man slap her butt as he jogs by, prompting Bozarjian to visibly recoil as she struggles to maintain her composure and resume the broadcast.
Alex Bozarjian, of WSAV News, was reporting roadside from a 10km race in Savannah, Georgia when a male participant ran up behind and struck her. She said she was left “violated” and “embarrassed” after being smacked on the bottom during a live broadcast.
Ms. Bozarjian appeared visibly shocked in footage of the incident as streams of runners continued to pass her on Savannah Bridge. She later condemned the runner, saying: “To the man who smacked my butt on live TV this morning: you violated, objectified, and embarrassed me. The incident prompted outraged reactions from Twitter users and WSAV-TV alike, as well as a public apology from Savannah Sports Council director Robert Wells.
On December 7, Alex Bozarjian tweeted “To the man who smacked my butt on live TV this morning: You violated, objectified, and embarrassed me. No woman should EVER have to put up with this at work or anywhere!! Do better.”
— Tonya (@GrrrlZilla) December 7, 2019
Robert Wells, director of the Savannah Sports Council, which sponsored the race, quickly responded to the viral video. “This will not be tolerated at our events,” Wells wrote on Twitter. “Glad we have race bibs and photos for easy identification.”
To Bozarjian, he wrote: “Alex, what happened today is 100% unacceptable. You have my assurance we will identify him.”
Tommy Callaway Career
Tommy Callaway is a youth minister at his church, Pittman Park UMC, according to his Facebook page. He started his career as District Manager in February 1999 and served there for 3 years. In May 2002, he joined Cbeyond as Sales Representative and worked there from 2002 to 2004.
From October 2004 to May 2006, Tommy served as the Sales department at United Distributors and also worked as Sales Representative at Americans Standard Brands. Curently, he works as Sales at Swedish Match North America.
Swedish Match, according to its website, “develops, manufactures, and sells quality products with market-leading brands in the product segments Snus and moist snuff, Other tobacco products, and Lights. Production is located in seven countries, with sales concentrated in Scandinavia and the US.”
Callaway attended Armstrong Atlantic State University from 1994 to 1996 and then graduated from Georgia Southern University with a degree in business management and human resources in 1998.
Tommy Callaway Wife
Callaway has been married since 2015, according to posts on Facebook. His wife, who is a teacher, has daughters, but it is not clear if Callaway also has children.