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Siskel/Jacobs Katrina doc to air on Nat Geo Aug. 23

Witness: Katrina, which reconstructs the events of the devastating hurricane as they happened through footage gained from various sources, debuts on National Geographic Channel on Aug. 23.
August 17, 2010

Witness: Katrina, which reconstructs the events of the devastating hurricane as they happened through footage gained from various sources, debuts on National Geographic Channel on Aug. 23. The two-hour special, produced by Siskel/Jacobs Productions (102 Minutes that Changed America) for NGC and first covered in realscreen in this story from last January, culls footage from more than a dozen sources, ranging from amateur videographers to news organizations, to depict the event as it happened. The special is timed to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the event.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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