Ricardo “Bojo” Bojorquez loves his job.
It’s not an easy job; “I don’t know what I’m going to do that day; it’s always a toss-up. It can be a fire, it can be hazmat, it can be a brush truck, it can be a heart attack… so I can’t prepare for anything. It’s just come as you are and you have to be ready to go,” he explained.
This video explains the use of wildlife cameras in Saguaro National Park East, in Tucson, Arizona. Nicholas Perkins and other employees explain the scientific and the educational projects the park has developed focused on these cameras.
This video is about Solar Energy in Tucson. Interviews with some experts in the field provide information both about the current solar technology and experimental techniques to improve the technology for the future.
Buffelgrass is an invasive grass species threatening Tucson. This piece features interviews with some of the people working to control the buffelgrass infestation and provides information and background about the problem.
This video is about the Annual Dia de los Muertos Procession organized by Derechos Humanos, of Tucson, Arizona. The Procession honors the people who died in the desert over the past year.
In this short video, a 19-year member of the Nogales Fire Department describes aspects of his job as a firefighter and EMT.
This blog will showcase my work in Multimedia Journalism as part of the University of Arizona’s Graduate school program.
Wish me luck!