Clips of the Week
This is the latest work by CUNY Graduate School of Journalism students and alumni, compiled by professor Jere Hester.
Our News Service’s Stop the Mold project yielded a three-part series in the Daily News. Contributors include Allegra Abramo, Natalie Abruzzo, Julia Alsop, Frank Green, Gwynne Hogan, Ross Keith, Roxanne Scott, Melisa Stumpf and Maria Villasenor. Maria and Ross talked about the project on NY1’s “Inside City Hall.”
Speaking of the Daily News… Desiree Mathurin wrote a first-person piece for the paper about being arrested while covering a demonstration spurred by the Eric Garner case. Annamarya Scaccia reported on a Brooklyn boy’s fight against a rare disease.
Zachary Wasser profiled a king of strings for The Spirit.
John Spina’s story about the fallout from a gang raid made Juvenile Justice Information Exchange.
Maura Ewing, on assignment for the Mott Haven Herald, reported on broken elevators stranding tenants at a Bronx NYCHA complex. Cole Rosengren wrote about the potential impact of a new city plan to replace payphones with Wi-Fi kiosks.
In case you missed the broadcast, check out the latest edition of 219 West TV News Magazine. Contributors include: Ben Brody, Qingqing Chen, Bianca Flowers, Gabriella Iannetta and Pearl Macek.
Bianca Flowers and Kiratiana Freelon, on assignment for Voices of NY, reported on preparations for the Millions March. Pearl Macek and Reem Nasr covered a fundraiser featuring young singers from a Chinatown school. Julius Motal captured images of local Ferguson-related demonstrations.
Allegra Abramo and Jenna O’Donnell teamed on this City Limits package about a healthcare help program that could lose its funding.
Caroline Lewis, working for WNYC, reported on the Giants’ $1.2 million donation toward preventing high school football injuries in New York.
Thad Komorowski interviewed voice artist Billy West (of “Futurama” and “Ren & Stimpy” fame) for WBGO radio.
If you missed the latest AudioFiles podcast, check it out on our News Service. Contributors include Allegra Abramo, Natalie Abruzzo, Gwynne Hogan, Caroline Lewis, Danny Lewis, Reem Nasr, Roxanne Scott, Minda Smiley and Steve Trader.
Speaking of our News Service… Natalie Abruzzo and Leila Falls covered a pet adoption event.
Maddy Perkins, working for On Wall Street, put together a story about a financial advisor who beat cancer. Alum Andrew Welsch wrote about a former Morgan Stanley advisor awarded $150,000 in damages stemming from his firing.
Here are some nuggets from our Alumni Corner:
•Kathleen Culliton’s piece on books you should read to better understand the Ferguson and Eric Garner protests made Bustle.com.
•Jacob Hodes’ story for Cabinet about shipping pallets placed ninth on Longform’s best-of-2014 Top 10 list. Jacob is in good company: Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “The Case for Reparations,” written for The Atlantic, landed the No. 1 spot.
•Heather Martino’s look at the deficiencies of Army-issued prosthetic arms made NBC News.
•Sierra Leone Stark reported on a Steampunk-inspired thrift shop for Alaska’s KTVA. Sierra also did a related in-studio segment in which she talked about fashion.