Although the coronavirus pandemic shut down many organizations and companies throughout the nation, KHN has by no means been busier — and well being protection has by no means been extra important. We’ve revamped our Behind The Byline YouTube series and introduced it to Instagram TV.
Journalists and producers from throughout KHN’s newsrooms take you behind the scenes in these bite-size movies to point out the methods they’re following the story, connecting with sources and sorting by way of info — all whereas staying protected.
Anna Almendrala — Reporting From a Distance
KHN reporters have needed to change the way in which they work together with the folks throughout in-person interviews — with the intention to hold themselves and others protected. Los Angeles correspondent Anna Almendrala takes us along with her as she speaks with street vendors throughout the Los Angeles space. Sometimes the protecting layers she wears create, properly, social distance: “I’m shocked that people have agreed to talk to me when I’m looking like this,” Almendrala stated. An interview with one face masks vendor in all probability would have ended with a hug if it weren’t for COVID-19, she stated.