Following are some short news videos I have produced for ThePilot.com.
Know Moore: Pine Cone Drop in Southern Pines
A look at the annual New Year’s Eve pine cone drop in downtown Southern Pines. This is the second episode of Know Moore, a series of bite-size documentaries focusing on events and traditions in the Sandhills.
Firefighters Rescue Motorist From Overturned SUV
After more than an hour of careful maneuvering, firefighters successfully extricated a motorist from an overturned vehicle near U.S. 1 in Vass. This video shows the various steps involved with the complicated rescue.
Evolution of The Pilot’s Masthead
In 2020, The Pilot will turn 100 years old. This animated video looks at how the newspaper’s masthead has changed over the years.
How a Police Chase Turned Deadly
The Pilot was part of a cohort of news organizations that went to court for the release of dashboard camera footage from a state trooper’s patrol vehicle after a fleeing suspect was killed in a 2018 police chase. This video is a montage of key moments from the 17 minutes of footage released by a superior court judge.
Digital Dispatcher to Summon First Responders
In 2018, Moore County Public Safety implemented a new digital dispatching system for first responders. This video, which won a first place award from the North Carolina Press Association, compares the system with human dispatchers.
Air Care Lands in Moore County
In 2017, UNC Hospitals stationed a Carolina Air Care helicopter in Moore County. This video about the helicopter won a first place award from the North Carolina Press Association.