Nick Saltamachia, Videographer

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I got into my line of work because I love stories.

When I was a kid I read a lot of comic books and mythologies, and they were great for the imagination. Now that they tell me I'm a grown-up...I tell very different stories but with the same kind of open mind: news-related, public interest, local business, humanitarian stories...Instead of larger-than-life characters and sensationalized tales, let's talk about everyday folks just doing some good here and there...

You know what time of year it is...Cardinal Nation is back in full swing and we had to stop by Ballpark Village to catch up with some of our fellow Cardinal fans!
Jim Furey and the rest of the folks from The Biking Life were back in Grafton this weekend to kick off the riding season with another of their motorcycle swap meets at the Loading Dock. Our own Brittany Kohler stopped by to check it out...
Alton's 5A's is doing a LOT to help hopeful animals that need a good home. They're a no-kill shelter for dogs and cats, and we thought we'd thank them for doing what they do by trying to help them get as many of their little friends the forever homes they deserve. http://www.fiveas.org/ Check...
In this installment of Explore the RiverBend we meet with Steve Tassinari and Cathy Bagby about one of Alton's great historical figures: Robert Pershing Wadlow. Click HERE to see the FULL ARTICLE: Explore the RiverBend: Statue, museum remember Robert Wadlow, Alton's proud son ...
It's that time of year again...chocolate bunnies...jelly beans...and of course...Easter Eggs! We stopped in at Glazebrook Park again for this years Easter Egg Hunt.
This weekend marked the second annual Edwardsville Unplugged Concert, and another occurence of the Earth Hour “lights off” action participated in by millions across the planet each year since 2007. For more info on the global movement, visit http://www.earthhour.org/ . This year's...
Internet sensation, Chelsea Crockett, stopped by Alton's own Frew's Bridal to help kick-off the high school Prom season. In just a short time, Chelsea has developed a staggering Youtube following, (over one million subscribers!) and she aims to use her fame to guide and inspire young women everywhere...
Alton's 5A's is doing a LOT to help hopeful animals that need a good home. They're a no-kill shelter for dogs and cats, and we thought we'd thank them for doing what they do by trying to help them get as many of their little friends the forever homes they deserve. http://www.fiveas.org/ Check...
Alton's 5A's is doing a LOT to help hopeful animals that need a good home. They're a no-kill shelter for dogs and cats, and we thought we'd thank them for doing what they do by trying to help them get as many of their little friends the forever homes they deserve. http://www.fiveas.org/ Check...
In this week's Explore the RiverBend, John walks us through (literally) one of the regions oldest legends...the Piasa bird Read Explore the RiverBend: The Legend of the Piasa Bird