Posted November 20, 2018 09:00:32 Chip Gainers smartphone is full of images and videos that are filled with the story of how he came to be a video journalist.
“It was kind of like a big part of who I am,” Gaines said.
He spent his childhood growing up on a farm in California, where he learned to cook and was inspired by his grandfather.
Gaines went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in journalism and then a master’s degree at a journalism school in Washington, D.C. He then worked as a TV reporter at the local ABC affiliate in his hometown of Oakland, Calif., for five years before starting his own station.
Gains’ work has taken him around the world.
In 2014, Gaines was part of the team that traveled to India to cover the 2014 Kumbh Mela, the annual carnival celebration that commemorates the birth of Lord Shiva.
He’s been in the news for many years, but it was his reporting that helped him gain a foothold in the world of journalism.
He has a passion for documenting the lives of the people and places that he covers.
Gaining was born in Santa Rosa, Calif.
but his family moved to California in the early 1980s.
His father was an electrician, and his mother was a homemaker.
He had to wait until he was 16 to get his driver’s license.
The family lived in the city of San Diego for several years, then moved to the remote town of Bakersfield, where Gaines got his first camera.
He started shooting at the age of 17.
Gears videos have been published on several local news outlets and have become a staple of local television news shows.
He began working for the local TV station in 2011.
He is a part-time news producer and a regular contributor to local news programs.
His favorite topic is the homeless.
He said he has a huge love for the homeless and his favorite part of being a journalist is capturing their stories.
“I have a lot of friends in the community and I would like to see them, too, because I love it,” Gainers said.
Gearing is on the staff of the Bay Area News Group (BAGN), a local television station that covers local and regional news.
“I think it’s an amazing opportunity for me to continue the stories that I’m really passionate about,” Gains said.
A special treat for Gaines and his crew are the many friends he has made in the Bay area.
He said his family and friends are always excited to visit the Bay, and he plans to continue to share his stories in the future.
“When I’m not on my mobile phone or doing a podcast, I’m working on a book that I have been working on for a long time,” he said.