I’m still pushing myself to edit more creatively for mobile and social. It’s challenging because the station doesn’t have a style guide or templates. I’m also using Grass Valley’s Edius, which isn’t built for this kind of thing. And these stories get done in between breaking news, VOSOTs and cutting “social video.” Basically, I’m making it up […]
Hello Kitty Con 11/31/14 (day turn)
RIP Chris Burden, the creator of Urban Light, Shoot and – my favorite – Metropolis II (2012). I produced this first-person in a day without a light or an editor, as you can tell. I habitually overshoot. But this was one of the few times I remember wishing I had more tape, especially reaction shots. […]
Way back when I walked uphill both ways to my first reporter job at a local public radio station… I liked to experiment with narrator-less first-person style packages. This was one of my first efforts: Office/Gallery, a profile of an artist/insurance salesman who curated art exhibits in his office on the down low. Studio 360 re-ran it three […]
Wildlife Camera Trapping 12/23/14 (original enterprise) Homeless Kids 11/17/14 (day turn) Camarillo Slide 12/12/14 (raw video, breaking news)
When I first started shooting for AP, I did a lot of these “First Person” pieces. They’re fun, and a great way to exercise my shooting and editing muscles.
I shot and edited the video, then I woke up ungodly early on New Year’s morning to cover the parade and write the story below. ‘Real hero’ Sullenberger leads 2010 Rose Parade By RAQUEL MARIA DILLON | Associated Press Writer PASADENA, Calif. – After a run of celebrity grand marshals, a real American hero led […]