documentaries, doc-reality series, news
Areas of Interest
35+ years in network television, 17+ years as a VJ. Most of my career I filed for CBC News "The National" and "NewsNetwork", with files for CNN, NBC, Sky, and many more. Also network coordinating field producer on many breaking news stories. Live hits and stories filed from across North America, Asia, Afghanistan, and the Caribbean. Recently worked as a one-man-band on Discovery Channel's "Highway Thru Hell", Fortunate to be the 1st VJ nominated for Best Reportage Gemini (National Emmy), along with winning Investigative Journalism Award (CAJ), and numerous RTNDA Awards. VJ Trainer (10+ years), lecturer, author of VJ text book "Always Loaded For Bear" (at one time used in 6 university journalism programs). Google video: "Alan Waterman CBC" for scores of examples of my work.
Skills and Qualification
Large format cameras (Sony PDW-700/500) down to DSLR