LATEST DISPATCHES

Not at Home (trailer)

April 23rd, 2012

Committing to these types of trips is always a back and forth for me. Investing personal money into one week really hikes up the expectations.

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Beware of Dog

April 23rd, 2012

One night I went to Iris’s house to spend the night. I was planning on filming her telling stories to her kids and tucking them into bed.
Once I arrived at the gate outside her house, her dog, Rex, started barking.

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Being a rare invasive species in the Galápagos

April 21st, 2012

A group of us first met Javier, a 20-something Galapagean with braces and moderate English proficiency aided by gestures, at the club El Neptuno on Sunday night. We had gone to support Kathryn as she filmed her subject, Violeta, pole dance.

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Blood & Feathers (trailer)

April 20th, 2012

“Sometimes I think I’ll never go back to the US. The words are seductive, and once in a while I play with them in my head, a tantalizing refrain: never go back, never go back. ”

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Changing my opinion about cock fighting

April 20th, 2012

My story on this trip is a prime example of how journalism can go in ways you didn’t ever expect it to. I went with a very strong idea of that I wanted to do while I was there.

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Turning to tourism (trailer)

April 19th, 2012

On Friday around 12:30 pm, we arrived on San Cristobal, warmly welcomed by our awesome friend Courtney and our smelly, gargling new friends, the sea lions.

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I want to go back

April 19th, 2012

My overall thoughts of our trip to San Cristobal are, at this point, why am I in Chapel Hill and not still there?

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When a story doesn’t work out

April 18th, 2012

My time in the Galápagos was not quite what I expected it to be. I hit some obstacles with my original story and had to change my direction late in the game, which I must admit led to some disappointment and frustration.
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Face to Face (trailer)

April 18th, 2012

I would like to preface this post with a dislaimer:
I am not a heartless person, and I absolutely love animals.

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Carmen & Pedro: A Love Story (trailer)

April 17th, 2012

So I spent my morning in the newsroom editing, transcoding, working on subtitles, rendering, and editing some more. I thought I would not see the beautiful, strong equatorial sun that day.

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