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Time Warner Cable puts Liveshot through its Paces

Time Warner Cable puts Liveshot through its Paces

Contributed by Comrex On a weekly basis, Time Warner Cable Sportsnet mounts a minimum of ten to fifteen productions from its regional network location. Between broadcasting for professional Los Angeles sports teams like the LA Sparks and LA Galaxy, and covering local high school games, Sportsnet covers a wide range of markets for regional audiences. […]

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Brrrrr!

Brrrrr!

NOTE: I incorrectly denoted this story as “recent”, but this incident happened in 2015. My apologies for the mistake, but the warnings and safety ideas are always timely. Poynter’s Al Tomkins recently reported on Colorado Springs journalist Eric Fink who was hospitalized for frostbite on both hands. Covering weather with temps in the teens, Fink had to keep […]

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Hand-Crafted Battery Powered Light Kits

Hand-Crafted Battery Powered Light Kits

From: John P. Creel II Like it or not we are moving away from using ENG and SNG trucks for live shots.  With that goes the generator necessary for running our lights.  At nighttime and in bad weather it creates a black hole behind the talent remedied only by AC on location. There are many […]

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Sign Up for the NPPA Advanced StoryTelling Workshop 2015

Sign Up for the NPPA Advanced StoryTelling Workshop 2015

Registration is now open for the Advanced StoryTelling Workshop. The weeklong workshop is a mixture of classroom and hands on assignments. During the week you shoot, write and edit two stories. This gives you a chance to try things that are outside your “comfort zone.” Students often tell us how much they learn from this […]

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Storm Lens Coverage| b-roll.net HACKS

Our favorite Kiwi, Stephen “Cameragod” Press, with another b-roll.net HACK. Basically, telling you to steal from your hotel… just leave the towels, robe and mini-bar alone!

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KOMO TV Helo Crash in Seattle, Pilot and Photog Killed

http://www.komonews.com/news/local/News-helicopter-crashes-burns-beside-Space-Needle-250790281.html

Initial reports suggest the chopper just…

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Be Careful Out There…

Be Careful Out There…

Miles O’Brien tells a frightening story that began with a cart of tumbling pelican cases.  My best to him and to all, be careful out there… Read it here…

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