Sunday, March 19, 2017

Government Communicators: Know Who's Who In a Field Video Crew - By Ann Ramsey

Award-winning video producer Ann Ramsey contributed today's post. She is a senior producer at the US Department of Health & Human Services in Washington, DC.
You probably deal with field video crews often in your role as a government communicator. For example, you host press conferences and other media events that broadcasters want to cover. From the broadcasters’ point of view, any shooting done out of the studio (i.e. covering your event) is considered “field” or “remote” shooting; they will send specialized crews who are equipped to do that. However, it may not be clear to you the taxonomy and makeup of these crews.

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