VIDEO: A Walk on Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant’s Wild Side

Safety always comes first at the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP), for the protection of the people working on the project, the surrounding community, as well as all the wildlife that call the Pueblo Chemical Depot home. From tarantulas and wasps to protected migrating birds and bobcats, the facility takes care to work around nests and avoid disturbing any sensitive wildlife – even if it means limiting or pausing operations at the plant.

VIDEO: Colorado Residents Learn About Static Detonation Chamber

My first video production for the Pueblo Chemical Stockpile Outreach Office is about a series of Pueblo County community meetings on the topic of Static Detonation Chambers.

Return of the king

The Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience in Canon City, Colorado, dedicated a new animatronic Tyrannosaurus rex on Oct. 6, 2018, months after electrical problems caused a fire that destroyed another and created dramatic viral photos.

Edited in Adobe Premiere Clip (iOS)

Award-winning videos from 2016

A video I shot and co-produced with Pueblo Chieftain reporter Peter Roper won second place in the multimedia category of the annual Better Newspaper Contest at the 2017 Colorado Press Association convention. “Remembering Hiroshima’s Empty Streets” featured World War II U.S. Army veteran Bruce Elson recounting his experiences in the Japanese city of Hiroshima after the atomic bomb explosion that helped end the war. The video was edited in Adobe Premiere CC.

I also edited “Columbus Day: Pride & protest in Pueblo,” which won second place in the breaking news video category and was shot by reporter Jon Pompia. The video was edited in iMovie for Mac.

I’m also proud to add that The Pueblo Chieftain was named Best Website-Daily in its category!