You don't need a fancy camera, you don't need special editing equipment. Just GO! A good story is a good story. And a good storyteller is a good storyteller.
Wait, before you purists get mad, let me say this - sure, if it's a visual story, like one about a sports team getting ready, against all odds, to fight to the finish for the trophy, you're going to need your best photographer, and you're going to want to log all your natural sound, and take your time selecting the perfect verb.