WKRG News Staff  Shares Stories of Covering September 11, 2001
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WKRG News Staff Shares Stories of Covering September 11, 2001


TWO MEMBERS OF THE NEWS 5 TEAM, ANCHOR DEVON WALSH AND PHOTOGRAPHER RANDY LOWE, TRAVELLED TO NEW YORK, DAYS AFTER THE DISASTER.. THEY FOLLOWED MOBILE FIREFIGHTERS, WHO WERE PART OF A DISASTER MEDICAL ASSISTANCE TEAM AT THE SITE OF THE TWIN TOWERS. DEVON AND RANDY DID A SERIES OF REPORTS, CALLED “FROM MOBILE TO MANTAHATTAN.” TONIGHT, THEY SIT DOWN, TO REFLECT ON THE MEMORABLE ASSIGNMENT. – Bite #1 – 2:36 People always ask me what is the most memorable story ive ever covered and it doesn’t take but a second and I say…9- 11 2001. 9-11 2001 definitely” – Bite #2 – 36:44 we learned that members of mobile’s disaster medical assistance team.. We wanted to cover what they were doing. Dev – Bite #3 – 37:47 when we arrived in new york.. For us to be speechless… That doesn’t happen very often. When we saw the level of destruction.. I remember happen very often. When we saw the level of destruction.. I remember going.. I didn’t have any words… You couldn’t say anything.. Look there in awe… They didn’t know what to say. – Bite #4 – 38:10 we had seen the images on tv… So we knew it was bad. To me, It was the size…football fields wide of destruction.. Everywhere you looked – Bite #5 – ..38:32. The feel.. The smell.. The sky.. The feeling.. It was awful.. – Bite 48:48 I haven’t looked at these pictures in years.. R …. When I look these pictures, it really comes back. –

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  • Mario500NOW

    The article at the following address best expresses my feelings about how some broadcasters had treated the eleventh day of September over the past 15 years and how it should be treated:

    http://www.tvandradioinsouthwestalabama.blogspot.com/2015/09/commentary-letter-to-broadcasters.html

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