WFMZ-TV

WFMZ-TV

Company Type

News

ProjectImage
Title
Release Date
Project Type
Asteroid Observers
02/27/2020
News Feature
The Fall of the Berlin Wall: 30 Years Later
12/31/2019
News Feature
Gordon Kobler: Legion of Honour
11/12/2019
News Feature

ENG Awards 2020

Photojournalism
August 9, 2020

Animation 2020

Animation
August 9, 2020

Photojournalism 2020

Photojournalism
August 9, 2020

Videography, ENG, VFX 2018

Videography, Photojournalism, Animation
March 1, 2018

Photojournalism 2016

Photojournalism
August 1, 2016

Andrew's Roles

Andrew's Roles

Animator

The Fall of the Berlin Wall: 30 Years Later

Start Date

December 31, 2019

End Date

January 3, 2020

  • Built and animated digital 3d models of the Berlin Wall and maps of Germany based on a Spanish-language script for Emmy-nominated news feature series.

Andrew's Roles

Editor

The Fall of the Berlin Wall: 30 Years Later

Start Date

December 31, 2019

End Date

January 3, 2020

  • Edited a combination of interview, b-roll, archival footage, and animation for Emmy-nominated news feature series.

  • Edited from a Spanish-language script

Andrew's Roles

Photojournalist

The Fall of the Berlin Wall: 30 Years Later

Start Date

December 31, 2019

End Date

January 3, 2020

  • Shot interview and b-roll of Berlin Wall artist "Kani Alavi" on the grounds of the UN headquarters in New York City for Emmy-nominated news feature series.

Andrew's Roles

Animator

Asteroid Observers

Start Date

December 1, 2019

End Date

March 1, 2020

  • Built and animated digital 3d models in Blender of radio telescopes, asteroids, spacecraft, the Chicxulub K-T extinction impact, and a scale model of the solar system featuring hundreds of Near-Earth object orbits based on data from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory

  • Iterated animations based on stringent broadcast requirements

Andrew's Roles

Editor

Asteroid Observers

Start Date

December 1, 2019

End Date

March 1, 2020

  • Edited interviews, b-roll, and animations for scientific news feature.

  • Iterated multiple edits to fit stringent broadcast requirements

Andrew's Roles

Photojournalist

Asteroid Observers

Start Date

December 1, 2019

End Date

March 1, 2020

  • Shot interviews and b-roll of radio and optical astronomers in New Jersey, West Virginia, and Puerto Rico

  • Coordinated filming dates and locations with interview subjects and scientific institutions

  • Took special precautions to avoid introducing equipment-generated electronic interference into highly sensitive radio telescope systems

  • Wrote and edited news segment script to simplify highly complex scientific principles for general audience

Andrew's Roles

Photojournalist

Gordon Kobler: Legion of Honour

Start Date

November 17, 2019

End Date

November 17, 2019

  • Shot interviews, b-roll, and ceremony for the awarding of the French Legion of Honour to WWII Veteran Gordon Kobler in New York City

  • Edited video on a very tight deadline while working in crowded public conditions in Manhattan for same-day broadcast.

  • Feature story was awarded a Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters award for Outstanding Television Feature Story

Andrew's Roles

Photojournalist

Start Date

August 2, 2013

End Date

June 27, 2021

  • Awarded a Pennsylvania Association of Broadcaster's Award for Outstanding Television Feature Story

  • Nominated for a Regional Emmy for Outstanding Historic/Caultural News Single Story or Series

  • Shot and edited ENG video material for broadcast in local news programs, including in-field editing in adverse weather and safety conditions.

  • Filmed large and notable events including presidential campaign speeches, awards ceremonies, outdoor festivals, 2017 NFL Draft, and 2018

  • Eagles Super Bowl Parade. Coordinated between switch room operators, talent, and interview subjects for smooth programming.

  • Safely executed logistically complex shoots including airborne in-flight videography aboard WWII fighter aircraft, videography aboard moving ground vehicles, multi-camera solar eclipse shoot, fires, tornadoes, blizzards, hurricanes, SWAT standoffs, and more.

  • Safely drove large broadcast vehicles, handled sensitive equipment in harsh conditions, performed field repairs, and established video feeds from remote locations.

  • Maintained functionality and cleanliness of field gear, regularly troubleshot malfunctioning equipment.

  • Produced motion graphics, archived completed footage, digitized tape archives.