My work (for most of the last year) – Utah news 2008

Like last year, I’m posting ABC 4′s year in review video. Unlike last year, I wasn’t involved in the behind-the-scenes planning of the recap, since I no longer work there. But when I watched the events of Utah news from 2008, it brought back a lot of memories for me — with the notable exception [...]

Posted by Curtis Gibby on January 3rd, 2009

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A Change Would Do Me Good

After more than 5 years working graveyards and weekends in news, I decided that I was ready for a more family-friendly schedule.   I started looking for a new job, either in or out of the journalism industry, and last week I found it through a Craigslist ad.   It was for a PHP/MySQL developer [...]

Posted by Curtis Gibby on September 20th, 2008

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What I did this year (Utah news 2007)

Today on ABC 4 News, we’re running a fantastic year-ender piece that our editor Kirk Colton put together. I gave him a few suggestions on what important stories to put into the story, then turned him loose — and it turned out really well. Kirk is that kind of guy — very creative, very dependable. [...]

Posted by Curtis Gibby on January 1st, 2008

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Advice For PR People From A News Person

I have some advice for PR people from a news person’s perspective. Put simply, here are five tips to make it as easy as possible for me as a news producer to get your information and use it. First, when you write your press release, don’t bury the details of who/what/where/when/why in a dense paragraph [...]

Posted by Curtis Gibby on June 23rd, 2006

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Celebrity Faces (or, I’m Anorexic???)

We ran a pretty cool story from the Cyberguy today at work. He featured a web site called MyHeritage that lets you upload a picture and see what celebrity you most look like. Check it out at http://www.myheritage.com/FP/Company/tryFaceRecognition.php This photo of me holding Audrey came up with Ashley Olsen. Yikes! My second choice was Bing [...]

Posted by Curtis Gibby on April 26th, 2006

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