KXAN news team meets with Fort Hood officers

KXAN goes to Fort Hood

FORT HOOD, Texas (KXAN) — Three members of the KXAN news team traveled to Fort Hood on Thursday to meet with the 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.

Reporter Kevin Schwaller showcased how he, a civilian journalist, shoots, edits and writes his own material. Schwaller also showed military journalists the ins and outs of public sector writing.

Assistant News Director Tim Vetscher helped the soldiers better understand broadcast deadlines and how military journalists can work with civilian journalists to showcase soldiers stories.

Finally, Digital Executive Producer Patrick Tolbert worked with the public affairs officers to craft social media strategies they can deploy to communicate directly with the public.

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