Tijuana Border Crossing 12/17/15 (enterprise)
Hello Kitty Con 11/31/14 (day turn)
Here’s an enterprise story that took me to the rolling prairie of Western Kansas, where I got to know a lovely family: Lori, Jon and Elyse Bigler. My package was just part of the AP report. AP produced an interactive along with the text story by Josh Boak.
I will be the first to admit that I might have grumbled a bit when I got this assignment. An exhaustive look at the degraded water infrastructure across the US… I’m usually not scared of wonky stories, but this was Not a natural video story. Then I grumbled some more while pouring through 7 wire […]
I pitched, shot and edited this Valentine’s day package on deadline a few years ago. Don’t remember why I did this as a “First Person,” because it would’ve been easier to explain the global economics and agricultural threat with a track. In retrospect, I’d tweak the audio a bit, and edit a little tighter with […]
Don’t you love it when the news shifts right under your feet? That’s what happened when the ports followed through on their lockout threats this weekend. I had already moved on to my second shoot of the day, but had to re-do my first package. Oh well, at least we have a ton of great […]
California fruit breeder perfects peaches and plums By RAQUEL MARIA DILLON | Associated Press MODESTO, Calif. (AP) – Enjoyed a crisp white peach or a juicy plum this past summer? Chances are that 85-year-old Floyd Zaiger was behind them in some way, through his disease-resistant root stocks, groundbreaking hybrids or commercial varieties that arrive in […]
I’m proud to say that this was my own story idea. It got great play on AOL. My only regret is that I didn’t have time to shoot a stand-up!
I turned this package on a 24-hour deadline, back when AP VJ’s did more stand-ups. But for this package, I didn’t need an excuse!