Taylor and I went for a visit in the newsroom this morning. I introduced him to my morning show coworkers and gave him a tour of the set. He met Laura, one of the anchors, and was quite smitten… We also practiced his on-camera skills. He checked out the anchor desk and even took a shot at the weather forecast, showing some heavy snow in Tahoe this week. Now all that’s left is to teach him to write scripts and edit video, and he’ll be the next great producer. We’ll…read more
In the spirit of tonight’s rivalry game, I thought I’d post this clip we ran on KSL last year. This was my first BYU rivalry prank…courtesy of Brady and his brothers Jeremy and Jason. They’re all Cougar fans. Their brother Weston is the black sheep in the family…he’s a Ute. So when the fun was over…I thought it would be fun to run this little story on the morning show. If you think that was funny…check out what they did to each other this year. Go Cougs!
I found this recently… Back in January I got to have a little more fun with my dear anchors. We did a fitness segment, and the trainer was supposed to bring one of her students to demonstrate the exercises. That didn’t happen, so the fearless producer stepped in to help. (Okay, secretly, I sometimes wish I was a fitness model…) Video Courtesy of KSL.com
This week we launched a series on our morning show called “The Great Escape.” Every Friday for the next three weeks, KSL 5 Today goes on the road to a different quadrant of the state, to spotlight the lesser known activities that area has to offer. This week: Northeastern Utah. I was the field producer for this adventure. I traveled out with anchor Scott Haws and crew man/camera operator Jeff Smith. We met up with the rest of our production team at Flaming Gorge, in a place called Red Canyon….read more
I produce the morning show. I thought it meant that I would never have to be in front of a camera… Until last week.