Not that long ago, video journalists were sort of appendages to print reporters, expanding and amplifying print stories. That role has evolve to where video journalists are now journalists, says Bruce Headlam, Managing Editor for Video at The New York Times, in this interview with Beet.TV
To demonstrate the new enterprising role of video journalism, Headlam points to The Times Pulitzer-winning coverage for the ebola crisis in West Africa.
Headlam joined Times video desk last year after serving as media editor.
We spoke with him today at the New York Times NewFront.