xConnectNW 120 - Oso Project

Over a year ago a devastating landslide changed the Oso, Washington area forever. This week on xConnectNW we sit down with two WSU students who went back a year after the tragedy to see how it affected the journalists who covered that story.


Producer: Kanale Rhoden, Director/Producer

Online Version: Destiny Liley, Associate Producer

Posted: Monday, April 13, 2015 | 4:00 p.m.


Edward R, Murrow College of Communication Professor Carolyn Robinson, Student Reporter Calley Hair, and Student Videographer Marc Wai created a short documentary on the effects the 2014 mudslides in Oso, Washington had on the journalists who covered the tragedy.  When deciding what aspect of the story they wanted to tell, they realized that journalists specifically hadn’t been interviewed. They thought about how most journalists focus on the victims, and the community affected, but no journalist covers the journalists who are shoulder to shoulder, seeing it all unfold, Hair said. 

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