Steve Gleason stories honored with Murrow, National Headliner and Gabriel awards

When I set out to do a couple of stories on former Saint Steve Gleason’s battle with ALS, the ultimate goal was never about winning awards.

Steve Gleason: The Journey

The 30-minute special that aired on WDSU-TV (video inside) includes footage and interviews with Scott Fujita, Drew and Brittany Brees, Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready, Steve and Michel Gleason and more.

Steve Gleason: From ALS diagnosis to the Sundance Film Festival

A 30-minute special on Gleason’s trek to Sundance will air on WDSU Feb. 29.  

Our final story from Sundance: ‘GLEASON’ debut packs in 500+ people

Steve Gleason’s film debuted on January 23rd at the Sundance Film Festival. The premiere was sold out for weeks and the reviews have been outstanding.

Video: Steve Gleason on the red carpet at the Sundance premiere of ‘GLEASON’

Saints quarterback Drew Brees and former Saints Scott Fujita and Eric Johnson joined Steve at the red carpet event in Park City, Utah.

In his own words: Steve Gleason talks about his new film the night before its premiere at Sundance

This video is from the private screening and party we attended last Friday night at Victory Ranch, about 30 miles outside of Park City, Utah. ‘GLEASON’ made its world premiere the next morning at the Sundance Film Festival.