This year was a midterm election year and for the first time I had to cover politics for class and work. It was definitely a ride to say the least and I got plenty of photos to illustrate the last couple of months.
Let’s start with the Debates.
Mike Frese (R) faces of with Michelle Lujan Grisham(D) in the public broadcasting debate for New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District.
Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) at the KNME Studios just before the Public Broadcast debate against Mike Frese (R).
United States Senator Tom Udall (D) getting camera ready for the public television debate against Allen Weh (R)
Allen Weh (R) Preps notes just before the debate against Sen. Tom Udall (D)
Sen. Tom Udall (D) and challenger Allen Weh (R) Shake hands before engaging in debate on public television.
On top of doing the debates the TV Station I work for, KNME, did a live broadcast on election night.
Producer and correspondent Gwyneth Doland watches election coverage from the control room of KNME.
KNME’s production manager Kevin McDonald directing the stations live election coverage from the technical directing board.
New Mexico In Focus producer Floyd Vasquez monitoring election coverage from the control room of KNME.
KNME Producer Megan Kamerick running election results into the control room for the live broadcast.
UNM Student Carly Granger checking up on election results on her laptop.
Production specialist Antony Rodriguez getting brought up to speed in the KNME control room.
Gwyneth Doland joins Nick Salazar at The Howl broadcast for their election night coverage.
The KNME panelists get set to go for the live broadcast of election coverage.
Director Randy Lantz takes over at direction for KNME’s live broadcast.