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KTLA Newscopter Pilot & Reporter Tim Lynn

KTLA Helicopter News Pilot/Reporter Tim Lynn’s presentation about his career including highlights from pursuits, accidents, forest fires, and shootings. He also talks about becoming the news when smoke was billowing out of his helicopter and he had to make an … Continue reading

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KTLA Telecopter First Live Broadcast

“Introducing Telecopter 1” In 1958 KTLA Channel 5 in Los Angeles became the first station to broadcast live video from a helicopter, It was the birth of the Telecopter and made Channel 5 the place for breaking news. Thanks to … Continue reading

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SCMA Tour of KCBS/KCAL TV News

On Saturday, December 7, 2013, members of the SCMA were invited to tour the news operation of television stations KCBS/KCAL at the CBS television facility in Studio City. KCBS/KCAL News Assignment Manager Mark Liu acted as our “tour guide” and … Continue reading

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The Public’s Right To Take Photos At Incident Scenes

Do public safety personnel have the authority to stop people from taking photos at emergency scenes? Does it matter whether the filming is being done by the media or ordinary citizens? Perhaps as a result of the wide spread use … Continue reading

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