The convention is a particularly challenging assignment logistically, and it's a very long day, starting with the 6 a.m. drive from our hotel, 24 miles from the convention center.
Tuesday was typical: Nancy attended the Illinois delegation breakfast to shoot still photos for the online gallery and candid portraits of people she knew were the subjects of planned news stories and the “5 Questions” feature. The wireless wasn’t working in the hotel that hosted the breakfast, so Nancy grabbed a bagel at
Then she hiked to the convention center where she reported and shot a video feature about campaign buttons sold by the Obama campaign. She filed that from the media workspace in the convention center basement before dashing to a
Then it was off to
She finished working and left the arena a full hour after the convention recessed for the night. (Sleep for three hours. Repeat.)
I wanted to know: What did she think of the speeches? SHE DIDN'T HEAR ANY OF THEM.
-- Marie Dillon