Clips of the Week
A new year brings new clips. Check out some of the latest links from our reporters, past and present:
•Anne Lagamayo, in a video for The New York Times, interviewed an 11-year-old girl who lost her mother in Typhoon Haiyan.
•Bianca Flowers’ story about street vendors facing hardships in Sunnyside made the Daily News.
•Our latest special report, Rich Playground/Poor Playground, proved a team effort led by reporters from the Class of ‘13 (Gabrielle Alfiero, Kevin R. Convey, Jordan Davidson, Catherine Featherston, Angela Johnson, Kamelia Kilawan, Corrie Lacey, Michael Russell, Tobias Salinger, Jess Scanlon and Anna Teregulova) with an assist from some Class of ‘14 reporters (Allegra Abramo, Rebecca Bratek, Valentina Cordero, Kelly Dickerson, Arman Dzidzovic, Camilo Gomez, Jenna O’Donnell, Pearl Macek, Jennifer Lehman, Denisse Moreno and Kayle Schnell). Meanwhile, Aine Pennello covered a holiday event at the New York Foundling Hospital.
•Jessica Glazer reported on the polar vortex’s impact on cell phones in a post for NPR’s All Tech Considered page.
•Nick Forrester contributed to an International Business Times story about Olympic skier Mikaela Shiffrin.
•Caroline Lewis’ guide to city government found a home in Gotham Gazette.
•Oresti Tsonopoulos profiled a bookdealer with a story of his own to tell for Narrative.ly.
•Qingqing Chen, reporting for the Mott Haven Herald, reported on plans for a children’s museum in the Bronx. Patrick Gillespie profiled a former college football player turned principal. Chelsea Hirsch reported on plans for a new apartment complex.
•Shannon Ayala, on assignment for Curbed, reported on a promise to expand public space at the planned Manhattan West development.
•A photo Orie Givens tweeted of a subway rescue operation got picked up by Channel 7 and Gothamist.
•Valentina Cordero profiled a chocolate maker for Our Town Downtown.
A few nuggets from our Alumni Corner:
•Kate Pastor contributed to The New York Times’ story about the plane that landed on the Major Deegan Expressway.
•Shamanth Rao, in a piece for The Wall Street Journal’s Live Mint site, wrote about how Mount Everest came to be named after a man who had never seen the mountain.
•NPR’s Code Switch blog put The New York Times’ Tanzina Vega on its list of journalists of color to watch in 2014.
Congrats to all — and keep ‘em coming!