Digital Original Videos

Why the 2018 midterm elections matter

Video pitched, produced, and edited by Evan Semones. Video became CNN's most-watched digital video in 2018 with more than 6 million views and a 62 percent retention rate.

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Longest-serving congressman in US history dies at 92

Video pitched, produced, and edited by Evan Semones.

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Deadly shooting on campus of UNC Charlotte

Video pitched, produced, and edited in under 90 minutes to aid in breaking news coverage of story.

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Trump supporters sound off in Fayetteville, N.C.

Video produced, shot, and edited by Evan Semones. Video was edited and uploaded during rally to ensure readers were continually engaged and received up-to-the-minute coverage of the event.

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Supporters celebrate passage of ConnectNC bond

Video produced, shot, and edited by Evan Semones. Video was edited and uploaded during the watch party to ensure readers were continually engaged and received up-to-the-minute coverage of the event.

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More video(s):

Bernie Sanders supporters speak out in Raleigh, N.C. (The News & Observer)

Voter ID requirements explained (The News & Observer)

Broadcast Writing

5,300 U.S. water systems are in violation of lead rules

Full segment (including questions) written by Evan Semones for CNN's Brianna Keilar on "Wolf."

UNC MediaHub TV Packages

Syrian refugee reacts to controversial McCrory proposal

Package produced, shot, and edited by Evan Semones. Many media outlets in the state could not find a Syrian refugee to interview for their story. However, through persistent and constant calling/emailing to multiple refugee NGOs in the Triangle, I was given the great opportunity to hear Zubair Rushk's story.

NC health insurers propose ACA rate increases for 2016

Package produced, shot, and edited by Evan Semones

New bill would cut food stamp assistance after 90 days

Package produced, shot, and edited by Evan Semones

Commissioned Projects

New York City & Times Square Night Tour 

This tour by car takes YouTube viewers onto the streets of New York past many of the city's most famous and recognized landmarks. The video has received over 3.5 million views on YouTube and remains the most popular video of New York to ever be uploaded to the site. Firms and media agencies from across the world have licensed this footage for their videos or broadcasts. Video produced, shot, and edited by Evan Semones

Community Education Collaborative 

Produced, shot, and edited by Evan Semones

London City Tour at Night

Produced, shot, and edited by Evan Semones

I-70 Glenwood Canyon, C.O.

Produced, shot, and edited by Evan Semones

For more videos, please visit my YouTube site.

© 2016 By Evan Semones