Thursday was opportunity for me to do some of my favorite things: be a gadget geek and get outside.
Even now, I’m not sure I can process everything that happened during the 15 weeks of trial or weeks of planning that proceeded it. But I do have some preliminary thoughts about personal and technical lessons that I believe are ripe enough to share.
“As long as I keep getting complaints from both sides, I know I’m as close to neutral as humanly possible.”
After attending the conference in Atlanta, I found Colorado had no local ONA club — so I set out to fix that problem.
For our coverage of the 2013 Colorado general election, I employed mapping lessons learned during my attendance at the ONA13 conference. I used data from the Secretary of State to create four Fusion Table maps used on TV and online.
The Colorado Associated Press Broadcasters Association has humbled my coworkers and I with a new accolade!
My team and I were honored with 1st and 2nd place in a brand new category at the 2012 Colorado Broadcasters Association Awards of Excellence.
A newsroom is an invigorating place that encourages new ideas, but the peak of that feeling often stems from tragedy.