The making of 'Cars fly on the Fourth of July'

Popular interest in the technical and production achievements of the Alaska Dispatch News video story "Cars fly on the Fourth of July" inspired ADN multimedia journalist Scott Jensen to produce a companion video that answers many of the questions he received after the first story's publication on July 5, 2016.

In this video, Jensen explains his methods and camera equipment as well as storytelling techniques he used to produce "Cars fly." He also talks about the failures he faced while producing the video. There is much additional footage here not included in the first story.

Scott Jensen

After growing up in Anchorage, Scott Jensen embarked on a traveling TV photojournalism career that took him to big cities like Seattle, Portland and Minneapolis. He's back home now and produces video journalism for