The local reporter, Tracey, states that she is from station KTLA and cuts to "Hal" in the studio. KTLA is the Los Angeles affiliate of The WB, the American television network which ran "Angel," and Hal Fishman has been their evening news anchor for decades.
The trivia item below may give away important plot points.
According to Tim Minear, they were originally going to have Cordelia wake up and kill Jasmine. However, Charisma Carpenter had just given birth in real life, so her doctors had not yet released her to do any physicality. The ending was then changed to Connor killing Jasmine.