London Balloon Festival 2006


Rod McLachlan, a Master of Arts in Journalism Candidate at UWO, did a video as a project for class.

His crew members are cameraperson Harpreet Dipak and sound
technician Emma Wadland.

Here is the intro to the story which would be read by the anchor before the piece would be aired:

 "For a twenty-fourth year, London's Hot-Air Balloon Festival at Harris Park is off the ground. And once again, a local businessman and balloonist is continuing old traditions this weekend. Reporter Rod McLachlan has more."


view Rod's 1.5 minute balloon video clip  (1.15 MB)

email Rod McLachlan



Rob Freeman is pilot/owner of this 90,000 CU FT hot-air balloon C-GJTU

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