AP’s video products didn’t require stand-ups, so I only did them when a package deserved it—and when I could shoot solo without risking my gear or my dignity.
A few years ago, I worked at the now-defunct Timeline.com, a startup dedicated to retelling episodes from history for online audiences. My friend Charlotte brought me on board as a video editor and producer. This was back when people still watched horizontal video on Facebook. I wrote scripts and edited videos, managed freelancers, wrote a […]
Day turns for NBCBayArea.com. Look what a difference a new template makes! My improvised template was much harder to work with: Steelhead Rescue Giving Stump Stomper Mural New and improved template from NBC HQ: Women’s Mosque Methane Drones Cash-Free Restaurant Peeps Dioramas
Just started, but not wasting time. This first-person package got mad play online and picked up by NBC affiliates across the country. A quirky presidential primary story for Presidents’ Day? Just what the station ordered! And I didn’t fall off the roof. In retrospect, I see a bazillion errors, but you do what you can with […]
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 […]
Shot this back in early July but it sat on the shelf most of the summer. I’ve done a lot of drought stories about infrastructure, landscaping, etc. This one is more important than all the rest put together. It got good play, with KABC re-tracking my script almost word for word.