Managing Editor: Feb. 2014 — Present
Duty: Manage and edit reporters and student contributors. Manage website and social media. Seek funding. Report/produce multimedia stories (print, video, data etc.)
Project: Harlem Focus has an eye on the community, culture, art, food and life in/and around Harlem. Harlem Focus is a product of the CCNY–Amsterdam News and the Urban Digital Media Lab in collaboration with the Documentary Forum.
Check out some of our work.
Haithem Aldhahiry — a muslim U.S. army veteran of Arabic descent– wrote a personal essay about the mistreatment he received while serving abroad. (Editor/Photographer)
Sweat rolled down competitors’ foreheads as teams from as far as France and Japan competed in the 24th Annual Double Dutch Holiday Classic last Sunday. Double Dutch competitions first started in 1974. They involve speed tests, doubles sets and dance components. But don’t be fooled, this is not just a child’s games anymore. (Producer/Shooter/Editor of vlog series.)
As an internship coordinator, my job is to pour over tons of applications every semester. Let me tell you something. It’s like Game of Thrones out there. The competition is stiff and nothing is ever promised. No internship or application is ever a sure thing. That said, here are a few things I think you should know that just may put you ahead of the rest. (Writer)
In late 2014 Daniel was working as a hotel manager then he did what “any self-respecting person” in his position would do: he quit and became a drug dealer. (Editor/Photographer)
Nestled in a recently renovated East Harlem building, Ali Abdullah runs around his office in preparation for my interview. This Harlem born and raised entrepreneur recently scored $1.1 million in seed funding from angel investors for is start-up, Claim It!. (Writer/Photographer)
More samples on request.