The guys from the new event,
White Rose Thunder, invited the media out Thursday for a flat track racing demonstration at the York Fairgrounds.
I’ve written about the event before, at least twice, so I figured I’d do a video with a QR code for print, since I figured motorcycles whizzing around a dry dirt track has to show up great on camera.
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Sometimes, I feel like my job title should include “finder-of-weird-shit.”
this, when I reported remotely from the mall.
and this, which has remained our No. 1 most visited blog post on York Common Cents for the past two months. Continue reading
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I’ve been doing lots of lighthearted videos lately,
like this one about the ‘search for swag’ — freebies at the county’s business expo.
Many of them come out of things I see while out and about for my
ideaLab mobile reporting project.
Photographer Jason Plotkin had recently made a video intro for another reporter and offered to do the same for me.
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A few months ago, Sunday Editor Scott Blanchard had this idea to make me the
York Daily Record‘s Jeanne Moos, starring in news video spoofs like this one, for example.
At first, I didn’t know who she was.
(I don’t really watch TV. True story.)
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This blog post should also be called, “Why I will never be a TV reporter.”
The other day, my editor instructed me to report from the
York County Economic Alliance Business Expo. Continue reading
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