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WMTW Visits the WW&F July 2nd
« on: June 25, 2022, 11:58:20 PM »
Hi All,

I wanted to give everyone a heads up that WMTW, the Portland ABC affiliate, will be visiting the Museum Saturday July 2nd from 5 AM to 8AM. The format is to carry out 5-6 short, live interviews which are interspersed between the morning news segments. They are interested in getting interviews with our volunteers, showing the projects we have going on, what we are up to, etc.

This is great, 4th of July weekend coverage for us, and with lots of great things happening at the Museum, it should be a great piece for us. If you plan on being around, maybe give me a heads up so I can confirm that we will actually have enough people on site in the 5-8 window to help them accomplish their goals.

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Steve

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Re: WMTW Visits the WW&F July 2nd
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2022, 06:00:51 PM »
Who plans to be there at 5?

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Re: WMTW Visits the WW&F July 2nd
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2022, 07:18:45 PM »
I assume this means live television??!!

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Re: WMTW Visits the WW&F July 2nd
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2022, 07:22:08 PM »
Yes, this will be live TV.
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Re: WMTW Visits the WW&F July 2nd
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2022, 06:55:47 AM »
Steve, I will be in touch. I can try my best to be there but won’t know till Friday morning/afternoon. I’ll check in with you.

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Re: WMTW Visits the WW&F July 2nd
« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2022, 10:04:44 AM »
I know I’ll be on hand at 5. I was hoping some other early birds might drop in. Look forward to seeing hearing from anyone who’ll be able to make it.

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Re: WMTW Visits the WW&F July 2nd
« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2022, 10:17:49 PM »
I’ll be there by 6:30. For the early birds, Jason has given me a small project at TBS that can help support Steve Lennox and his crew get the tail done by the grand opening. It involves moving and raking some of the ballast the has migrated away from the ROW.  If I get enough help we can get it done fairly quickly. Please let me know here if you can help a guy out. Thanks.
Dave

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Re: WMTW Visits the WW&F July 2nd
« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2022, 07:14:12 AM »
You may want to check with them. They don't usually move the remote location during the broadcast.
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Re: WMTW Visits the WW&F July 2nd
« Reply #8 on: June 28, 2022, 09:15:20 PM »
Mike,
We’ll do that work after they leave. I wasn’t suggesting they move or even be involved in it.
Dave

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Re: WMTW Visits the WW&F July 2nd
« Reply #9 on: July 02, 2022, 05:07:33 AM »
WMTW streams its morning news.  I'm watching it now at wmtw.com/nowcast.
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Re: WMTW Visits the WW&F July 2nd
« Reply #10 on: July 02, 2022, 07:02:48 AM »
First segment just aired a few minutes ago.  Nice job, Bryce Weeks!

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Re: WMTW Visits the WW&F July 2nd
« Reply #11 on: July 02, 2022, 07:23:06 AM »
A presidential interview...

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Re: WMTW Visits the WW&F July 2nd
« Reply #12 on: July 02, 2022, 11:12:48 AM »
WMTW has posted a link to video and story on their website.
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Re: WMTW Visits the WW&F July 2nd
« Reply #13 on: July 02, 2022, 05:25:02 PM »
WMTW's 6 PM news tonight will have this segment broadcast along with some B-roll footage (of Dan polishing the loco).

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Re: WMTW Visits the WW&F July 2nd
« Reply #14 on: July 02, 2022, 08:09:09 PM »
Unfortunately there was nothing on the 6:00 broadcast. Maybe at 10 or 11 tonight.