Chat rewind: Behind the scenes of the Elwha special report
Join us for a live chat from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, to talk about the reporting and photography behind the Elwha dam project, the nation's largest dam-removal project ever. Reporter Lynda Mapes spent the past year examining the restoration project and photographer Steve Ringman shot hours of video footage as scientists studied the river and watershed inch-by-inch. Lynda, Steve and and video editor Genevieve Alvarez will take your questions about the reporting and photography and share some behind-the-scenes footage from the project .
Genevieve Alvarez, multimedia producer
As multimedia producer for seattletimes.com, Genevieve is responsible for shooting, editing, and producing video across all areas in print and online including breaking news, features, sports, and business. Most recently her video and production work on The Seattle Times' 2010 investigative series "Seniors for Sale: Exploiting the aged and frail in the state of Washington," was recognized by the Radio Television News Association's National Edward R. Murrow Awards.
Lynda Mapes, reporter
Lynda Mapes is a reporter for The Seattle Times where she specializes in covering nature, the environment, and local Indian tribes. She is also a primary contributor to the Field Notes blog. For the past year she has examined the Elwha River restoration project for The Seattle Times' special section. A resident of Seattle, she has been a daily newspaper reporter since 1984.
Steve Ringman, photographer
Steve Ringman is a staff photographer for the The Seattle Times. He covers news, sports, features and the environment. Ringman shot all of the still pictures and the video for the Elwha project. The prestigious Pictures of the Year Competition has twice named him Photographer of the Year.
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