One of the greatest joys of living in Jakarta is being able to use ride-sharing apps like Grab and Go-Jek to get around and order food! That’s what inspired my story “A quick ride out of poverty, thanks to ride-sharing apps” for Channel NewsAsia.
Alongside my feature story, I also filmed, scripted and edited three videos to accompany my words. I did a video on a female Go-Jek driver, Hasana, a male Grab-Bike driver, Rudianto, and a martabak stall in Menteng. I spent 2-3 days filming and it was a lot of fun, especially riding on a back of a Grab-Bike and filming Rudianto at the same time.
I was on my own with the kind help of some communications officers. I carry with me, a light plastic tripod where I mount my Canon 70D on and use a lapel mic for my interviews.
Here’s a behind the scenes look at what I did:
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