Sunday, May 18, 2014

It was a quiet night and I had shot nothing

and then this happened 15 minutes prior to the end of my shift .... Clear across town. Yup , I could have pretended I didn't hear it, but I didn't. 

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Rob Ford Night

It was Rob Ford night last night, as he announced a leave of absence. Will he get on the wagon or ride the truck all the way to the dump?

Scanning for stories: Behind the scenes working overnight camera

I get requests regularly from people who want to ride along on the night shift. I say no to most as my shift and the work I do can't be a bit stressful and strange to outsiders. I really enjoyed having Eric Mark DO come along on a snowy night that started with an explosion and fire.
When most of Toronto is fast asleep, CBC's Tony Smyth is scanning the airwaves for the next big story. Here is a behind-the-scenes look at what it's like to be a camera operator capturing local news in the dark of night.
By Eric Mark Do, Reporter
CLICK HERE: Scanning for stories: Behind the scenes working overnight camera