Salima Koroma didn’t think her first first out-of-state assignment would be the historic protests over the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. She’s been producing video for Time’s online video team for just about two months, and last week they bought her a one-way ticket to Ferguson, Missouri.
Before starting at Time, she graduated from the documentary program at the Columbia University Journalism School, where she produced her own documentary, Bad Rap, and was a producer for NowThisNews. Columbia Visuals talked to Koroma about her experience producing video from Ferguson.
Brent McDonald is a senior video journalist with the New York Times. He produced “Standoff in Ferguson,” a three-minute video for the Times that was published on August 14th, in the midst of protests over the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
McDonald has been producing video for over ten years, and has been with the Times since 2005. Columbia Visuals spoke with him by phone from Ferguson, Missouri, on August 15th. He told us about the mood there and gave us some details on his production methods. (more…)
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September 14, 2012- Cairo, Egypt: Protestors peer at CSF police through the new wall constructed to protect the US Embassy. Today is the fourth day of protests in response to an Anti-Islamic film released in the United States. / Photo by Amanda Mustard
Protests continue overnight in Tahrir Square, calling for the re-trial of Mubarak and the removal of candidate Ahmed Shafik from the presidential race. / Photo by Amanda Mustard