KVUE - Off the Airwaves Podcast
Summary: KVUE Off the Airwaves is a candid, honest, in-depth and entertaining look at the stories behind some of Austin's best and most talked about local news. Hosted by Austin journalist Jay Wallis.
This week, we decide to go inside the control room and talk to KVUE director John McCurdy about his role in making a newscast happen and hear about some of the funny moments he has seen when the cameras aren't rolling.
Last episode, KVUE Investigative Reporter Erica Proffer, talked about why she took on the role. Now she details her dangerous but valuable trip across the border to Mexico.
Investigative journalism, what is it exactly? KVUE’s Erica Proffer sits down to chat about why digging for the truth is the crux behind what she does every single day.
As important as it is to have someone in front of the camera, the person behind it is just as vital to any story. KVUE photographer Dennis Thomas takes a dive into the intricacies of what it means to be a photojournalist in the news business and some of the craziest experiences of his career.
Being a working mom can be time-consuming and difficult in any field and any situation. KVUE anchor and reporter Terri Gruca details how she has handled this balance and how her professional aspirations changed as her life has as well.
An unexpected flooding situation in Central Texas brought about a viral conversation that happened live on air between KVUE morning anchors Bryan Mays and Yvonne Nava and a man who found himself caught in a tree with water rising around him. Reporter Kris Betts and photographer Dennis Thomas also reminisce about how they handed such a serious and stressful situation along with how they stopped worrying about the story and helped saved this man's life.