In 1999, I had the distinct pleasure of training in the Phoenix Fire Department's Media Academy. It was a unique opportunity to get an overview of what it takes to become a firefighter.
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In dramatic Live coverage, two women were about to be swallowed by a thousand year flood rushing thru New River. The story ultimately became about, "Finding the Animals..."
My all time favorite breaking news story was in 1999. It was an all points bulletin,"Stolen Baby 19th Ave and Dunlap". A mother buckled her baby in the car, and realize she forgot something in the grocery store. Mom leaves baby with the engine running, she comes out with both gone. Thereafter, a media storm blew in with an all out search for the baby. I was a young ambitious TV news photographer at the time. I became the story after I found the stolen car. The lone baby was asleep in the back seat. This was fantastic. I called it in. It was a satisfying sense of glee watching the frenzied Press and emergency vehicles rolling straight toward me. Bam! I was getting the money shot of Mom reuniting with her baby... It was the first time I became the headline, "CAMERAMAN FINDS STOLEN BABY"
During the cold hours of January 2011, the snow Storm of the Century embellishes Flagstaff. When television antennas froze out of service, my Garage became a makeshift TV studio. Television history was made broadcasting reports using a new revolutionary tool, known as, "Skype".