Clips of the Week
Great stories from our reporters are piling up faster than fall leaves. Check out some of the latest:
•Nida Najar’s article about the increasing number of students from India attending U.S. universities made Page 1 of The New York Times. The Times also ran alum Nadia Sussman’s print-and-video package about a group immigrant women who met on a Brooklyn street corner while looking for day labor work and banded to create an eco-friendly cleaning cooperative.
•Patrick Clark’s article about a young entrepreneur trying to improve sanitation in Kenya made Bloomberg Businessweek.
•Ashley Welch’s print-and-audio-slideshow package about special yoga classes for women who have battled breast cancer was featured on DNAinfo.com.
•The Simpson-Armstong Craft class’ look at the one-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street was featured on City Limits’ site. The package includes stories by: Oulimata Ba, Julian Dunn, Minty Grover, Amital Isaac, Kevin Loria, Lindsay Lowe, Natalia Osipova, Guia Marie Del Prado, Robert Shatzkin, Julie Strickland, Vanesa Vennard and Adam Warner.
•Speaking of Occupy Wall Street, Anika Anand and Kenny Christensen combined on an article and audio slideshow for The Hunts Point Express about Bronx residents joining the protest.
•In case you missed the live podcast of AudioFiles or the rebroadcast on WBAI, you can find it here on our News Service. The show, hosted by Frans Koster and produced by Rachel Dzanashvili, features reports by Michelle Bangert, Ian Chant, Rebecca Lee Douglas and Rasmus Raun Westh.
•Speaking of our News Service, here are some more fine video pieces: Christina Diaz and Elis Estrada-Simpson combined on a story about health care volunteers at Occupy Wall Street. Annais Morales and Judy Le teamed on a report about the latest recruits for a tutoring program. Alcione Gonzalez and Bredaliss Gonzalez worked on a piece about the 20th anniversary of the rediscovery of the African Burial Ground.
•Eliza Ronalds-Hannon shared the byline on a Crain’s New York Business story about women out of work. Visit my office or the Research Center to check out a copy.
•Lindsay Armstrong’s profile of a Bronx cigar maker made the Norwood News. You can find the pdf here.
•Laura Ratliff’s photo of David Byrne’s art installation on 24th Street was purchased by The Telegraph for its Sunday magazine. Check out the pdf here.
•Daniel Prendergast’s story about a planned new comedy club in Long Island City found a home in the Daily News.
•Dan Rosenblum’s piece about the challenges facing the Wholesale Greenmarket at Hunts Point made Capital.
•The latest on The Local includes contributions by, among others, Roxanna Asgarian, Liza Eckert, Sean Flynn, Celia Gorman, Michelle Gross, Menglin Huang, Zachary Kussin, Martin Leung, Tierney McAfee, Peter Moskowitz, Mary Shell, Chester Soria, Joe Stepansky, Mitch Trinka, Brenna Walton and Amanda Woods.
•Amy Kraft’s podcast about the impact of politics on non-political ads made Scientific American’s website.
•Matt Draper produced several posts for Sports Business Journal while covering a sports marketing forum. The pieces are behind a paywall, but this link offers a taste.
•The latest from The Mott Haven Herald includes: Eli Chen’s piece about a chicken coop in Brook Park, Paul DeBenedetto’s feature on a new exhibition at the BronxArtSpace, Chloé Rouveyrolles’ article about changes at the 40th Precinct and alum Joe Hirsch’s report on a gang bust.
Speaking of our alumni, a couple of entries from our Alumni Corner:
•Maya Pope-Chappell’s piece about the cheapest apartments for sale in the city made the front page of The Wall Street Journal’s Greater New York section. She spoke about the story on The News Hub webcast.
•Dan Tucker put together a radio and web package for WNYC about one of the city’s last typewriter repair and sales shops.
Congrats to all – and keep ‘em coming!