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2022, the year in video

SAN ANTONIO – Photojournalists are an important a part of the success of each newsroom, together with right here at KSAT 12.

Currently, KSAT has 17 full-time photographers and eight full-time editors — women and men who assist inform the tales you see daily on air and on-line.

They are photojournalists, videojournalists and storytellers.

Now, they’ve helped create a one-hour particular that takes you behind the lens and introduces a number of of the station’s pictures employees.

This KSAT particular explains the method and challenges a few of the station’s photojournalists expertise when placing collectively tales.

They additionally speak about why they love what they do.

Watch the particular on Dec. 29 at 9 p.m. on KSAT 12, on KSAT’s YouTube channel or in the video participant above.

Here are a few of the tales featured in the particular:

Rescue coaching

Hurricane season is right here and which means a number of state companies are getting ready for the worst however hoping their lifesaving expertise aren’t put to the take a look at. The GTAC group, inside Customs and Border Protection, is concentrated on the sky. KSAT Photojournalist Bill Caldera shares how they’re utilizing the expertise from Hurricanes Harvey and Ida to arrange for future large-scale disasters.

Airforce Recruits

Every younger man and girl who enlists in the United States Air Force arrives right here in San Antonio — Military City U.S.A. But their journey doesn’t start till they arrive at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, higher referred to as the Gateway to the Air Force. New recruits will undergo eight weeks of primary army coaching the place they’ll be taught every thing wanted to change into an American airman.

Death Row Inmate

It’s been 17 years since two males had been brutally murdered at a widely known bar close to downtown San Antonio known as Taco Land. As residents celebrated the Spurs’ third NBA Championship close by, photographs had been fired inside the bar, killing proprietor Ramiro “Ram” Ayala and doorman Doug Morgan.

Plein Air Artist

Uvalde Cross

A 15-foot metallic cross has a brand new house in Uvalde after coming from a metropolis west of Fort Worth with the assist of a motorcade. Just earlier than its arrival, a bunch serving to to put it into the floor gathered to say a prayer.

Unregulated Nursing Home – KSAT INVESTIGATES

A twice-sanctioned nurse continues to function an unregulated boarding house in Castle Hills regardless of two earlier legal circumstances in opposition to her in Bexar County involving folks in her care, a KSAT 12 Investigates investigation reveals.

Confidential Informants – KSAT INVESTIGATES

Watch the full one-hour particular — “‘A Necessary Evil’: The Cost of Confidential Informants” — under. You’ll additionally discover extra reporting and internet extras on the use of confidential informants.

Honey Creek Cave

In this episode of KSAT Explains, Meteorologists Sarah Spivey and Justin Horne take us inside Honey Creek Cave for a swim and to focus on the way it now coexists with the fast-growing Comal County.

Cave Conservation

Hundreds of kilos of trash had been faraway from a Comal County cave in an effort to maintain the ingesting water high quality excessive in San Antonio. The Bexar Grotto recurrently cleans caves and confirmed KSAT what they discovered throughout a cave cleansing.

Jacala Fire

A fireplace that broke out early Thursday morning destroyed a long-time Northwest Side restaurant and took with it years of recollections for the proprietor and the local people. Only a shell of the constructing that was house to Jacala Mexican Restaurant stays at the nook of West Avenue and W. Ridgewood Ct.

IDEA Signing Day

KSAT photojournalist Robert Samarron takes us inside the IDEA Signing Day, the place greater than a thousand college students obtained accepted into schools and earned hundreds of thousands in scholarships.

UT Health Match Day

Friday was a giant day for brand spanking new docs at UT Health San Antonio. After years of exhausting work, they came upon the place they go subsequent to proceed their medical careers. It’s a giant deal, and it’s handled like one at Floore’s Country Store in Helotes. KSAT Photojournalist Sal Salazar was there for the pleasure of Match Day.

Big Bertha

It is one among the most iconic sounds in all of school soccer: Big Bertha. If you may have ever seen a Longhorns soccer sport or listened to it on the radio, you’ll know that each time the group scores a landing or discipline objective or places any factors on the board, the Bertha crew strikes the drum, nevertheless many instances equals the factors on the board.

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