NY Air National Guard videographer Airman Jamie Spaulding, a Ballston Spa resident, recognized in media compet

109th Airlift Wing member named Best New Videographer of the Year for Air National Guard

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Senior Airman Jamie Spaulding

STRATTON AIR NATIONAL GUARD, NY (04/13/2017) (readMedia)-- New York Air National Guard Senior Airman Jamie Spaulding, a Ballston Spa resident, has been named best New Videographer of the Year in the Air National Guard by the National Guard Bureau Public Affairs Office.

Spaulding, a broadcast communications specialist assigned to the 109th Airlift Wing's public affairs section, also won first place in the Video Spot and Video Feature categories during the annual Air National Guard media competition.

Spaulding's video feature submission featured Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Kayla Ludivig, a maintenance crew chief, talking about why she likes her job in the 109th Airlift Maintaince Squadron.

That video can be seen here: https://www.dvidshub.net/video/502724/spotlight-109th-maintenance

His spot video submission focused on the Air Force sexual harassament prevention campaign at the 109th Airlift Wing.

That video can be seen here: https://www.dvidshub.net/video/502702/live-green-dot-109th-aw

Spaulding began his military service in the New York Army National Guard in 2010, where he servced as an aviations operations specialist in the 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade.

He transferred to the New York Air National Guard in 2014 and trained to be a military broadcaster at the Defense Information School.

Spaulding has deployed to the Canada's High Arctic as part of the 109th Airlift Wing support for a Canadian military exercise. He documented the construction of an snow runway which allowed 109th Airlift Wing aircraft to land on their skies easily.

He has also deployed to Greenland in support of 109th Airlift Wing missions there.

He also produces a news cast shown on the base internal video system during training weekends to highlight activities taking place.

His awards include the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and the Army Service Ribbon.