StoryCast '21: EP 5/21 Trapped: The Chile Miners

from STORYCAST | Published 6/14/2021

On 5th August 2010, a collapse in the San Jose copper and gold mine in the Atacama Desert, Chile, leaves 33 miners trapped. Among them, Edison Peña, an Elvis impersonator, entombed nearly half-a-mile underground. Facing almost certain death, the collapse sparks an international rescue effort, which captivates a worldwide TV audience of a billion people. What does the future hold for Edison, and the miners?New Episode every Monday.StoryCast '21: Using the timeframe of the last 21-years, Sky News returns to some of this century's biggest news stories, using the focus of extraordinary personal stories, defined by these events. CREDITSTrapped: The Chile Miners was written and produced by Rob MulhernRecordings in Chile by Esteban CabezasInterview co-ordinator for recordings in Chile, Carmen Aguilar GarciaDigital by Tom GillespieSpecial thanks to our contributors, Edison Peña, and Jonathan SamuelsArchive, Simon WindsorSound design, Rob MulhernTV treatment, Victoria Hudson-GrantTV output editor, Emily DeekerHead of Radio, Sky News, Dave TerrisDesign and graphics, Brian GillinghamSocial media, Chris ScottPress and Marketing, Alexandra HortonEmail: [email protected] more on this story log on to www.skynews/storycast21#StoryCast21

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