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Photo editor livestreams Fourth of July party and fireworks

When I asked my photo editor, Cathy Avalone, to livestream the July 4 fireworks in Middletown, she immediately started to think about ways to make it more fun. Then she grabbed her MacBook Pro and ran outside to the pre-firework … Continue reading

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Middletown Press reporter learns video editing skills

Middletown Press reporter Jeff Mill was one of the first people in the newsroom to embrace the new Flip cameras when we got them two years ago. His camera is always neatly tucked into his chest pocket when he heads … Continue reading

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Photo editor uploads breaking news video from the field

By CATHERINE AVALONE, The Middletown Press (@cavaloneMP) I was sent out on a breaking news assignment to Devil’s Hopyard State Park in East Haddam at 11:30 p.m. from home. Devil’s Hopyard is about 40 minutes from my house, and although … Continue reading

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Reporter’s new blog helps her keep track of Digital Ninja School progress

West Hartford News reporter Kathleen Schassler recently set up a new blog, available here, to help her keep track of her Digital Ninja School progress. Kathleen has hit all the major requirements and electives so far for the video belt, … Continue reading

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Teaching reporters about intricacies of breaking news

With every new thing added to our daily to-do list, it’s important to keep check lists and simple instructions around so every staff member can follow along the same routine and not forget a step along the way. I have … Continue reading

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Dynamic Live Reporting With Mobile Livestream Rig and iPhones

It wasn’t exactly a Bollywood movie production, but fans of Shah Rukh Khan got the star treatment in a livestream at nhregister.com Thursday as they waited to see the actor make an appearance at the Shubert Theater. It was the … Continue reading

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Reporter hits key points for good video

West Hartford News reporter Kathleen Schassler hits many of the key parts of the video belt in her video posted today about a foundation helping college students “suit up” for success. By incorporating visual elements of students dressing in suits … Continue reading

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