James Borchuck is a video journalist and producer at The Tampa Bay Times. He has worked at Florida’s largest newspaper since 2000. Borchuck transitioned from still photography to video journalism in 2013 and provides daily coverage of news and feature stories around the Tampa Bay region. He also collaborates with reporters and editors to produce long form videos for larger stories and projects.
Between 2017 and 2018 Borchuck has been nominated for three regional Emmy awards. One for his coverage of the Epiphany celebration in Tarpon Springs, one for a profile on a cemetery volunteer and one for a series of videos charting the path of two dozen homeless men and women who died in 2017.
Other notable projects include "A Special Delivery" profiling gyrocopter flying activist Doug Hughes and “Breakdown at 30,000 feet,” a investigation of Allegiant Airlines safety record.
Prior to his video work, Borchuck was a still photographer who shot mostly sports and news in and around Tampa Bay.
He is based in St. Petersburg, FL and is married with two daughters.