Jim Doblin: RADIO|TV|DIGITAL

Jim Doblin has more than 40 years in the broadcast journalism profession, including television and radio reporting, anchoring, producing, editing, and a wide spectrum of Internet services. Based in the Kansas City area, I serve clients worldwide and work with many of the top cameramen, sound techs, editors, and talent in the country. Contact me

In search of: the perfect hot dog

I recently revisited some old haunting grounds and compared two of my favorite hot dog joints in Jersey. Now there are at least two or three more in the north Jersey area, but due to time constraints, I choose these two iconic places first. There will be other visists, rest assured. I compliment my photographer

Working to elect a Democrat for our newest US Senator

I’ve been volunteering some of my time these days to support former Kansas Congresswoman Nancy Boyda’s effort to become the first US Senator from Kansas in more that half a century! Yes, that’s what I said…50 plus years. I’m shooting and editing several segments which may turn into a documentary not only about Nancy’s bid

Respect

Awards and accolades from years gone by…

The value of experience

Sometimes, the real value of a broadcast news producer is the ability to bring all of the compelling elements of a story together in a deadline-driven, highly competitive environment and to insure all of the other team members are on the same page; that they share the ultimate vision of what that story should be.  

Producing the CBS Selection Sunday Show

It’s all in the staging…hours of  setup for a :30 shot on CBS’s NCAA “Selection Sunday” show. We moved the set from what could have been a disastrous atrium back-filled with sun streaming through huge windows to the new Ice Family Practice Center courts with lots of K-State props!  

A day in the life…

 Of Louise Harrison, older sister of the late George Harrison.I had the pleasure of interviewing Louise this past Labor Day at her studio on Branson, Mo., where she tours with the Beatles cover band “The Liverpool Legends.” The spot is set to air on ITV British television in the near future. What an interesting and

Analog To Digital: Save Those Memories.

Dear Broadcasters: Have a collection/archive of aging reel to reels, carts, cassettes, or records that you want to preserve in the digital age. I have the resources and the time to help you convert those analog gems into any digital audio format you wish (aiff, mp3, mp4, wav, etc). I have a vintage Crown 800