Who were the Port Chicago 50?

This was one of the stories I wanted to do when I returned to the Bay and to local news. Thanks to a state legislator, I got my chance. It was a quick turn that afternoon. My hope is that this local history lesson lives longer online than the spot story that ran on KNTV.

New job!

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. Here’s how NowThis (an NBC News partner) cut it:

Package on water infrastructure generates hits

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 […]

What California’s drought really looks like

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.