I report, shoot, write and edit all of my own stories. I also post written stories to the Web and interact via social media throughout the reporting process. I have experience working as a one-man-band reporter, reporting live, anchoring and turning packages for morning, dayside and nightside newscasts.
I love those stories where you’re just like, “wait… what??” This is one of those stories. Please excuse all the potty puns… or don’t.
A southeast New Mexico family invited us to the memorial service for a man that gave so much to our country. Here is his story.
A dayturn story about a community group working to restore a church, lots of ops for nats and video.
A New Mexico man planned to break the record for Salvation Army bell-ringing. How do we preview this? Ask him how he’s “training” of course… I did, and here’s how he answered…
How do you do a ski resort story with no skiiers… and little snow? Well, winter hit and we wanted to at least take viewers to the mountains… so here was our solution.
It was Halloween, and Roswell was named one of TripAdvisor’s “spookiest cities”. We wanted to pump a little life into what could have been a VO. Here it goes:
A world record was broken in Roswell — as Felix Baumgartner broke the speed of sound in free fall! Here was my story the day that happened.
And there was plenty of build-up. Here was my version of a “preview” story.
How do you do a story about a new nightclub opening… when it hasn’t opened yet… and it’s 2pm in the afternoon? Here was my attempt:
A presidential candidate visited Hobbs, big news for southeast NM. Here was a package I shot, wrote and edited in 1.5 hours and went live for the noon show.