Clips of the Week

June 15, 2012 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Greetings,

Internship clips are starting to come in – plus, we’re catching up with some gems leftover from the semester past. Check out our latest links – and feel free to send me more as you start racking up the summertime news clips:

•Sarah Kazadi’s video piece about an athlete vying to represent Haiti at the Olympics made The Haitian Times’ homepage. You also can find the story on the News Service.

•Tom DiChristopher’s story about the state of food at Disney’s amusement parks graced the front of The Daily.

•Jackie Snow examined the role of the South in “True Blood” for The Atlantic.

•Anna Halkidis’ story about a grieving mom fighting for laws to force addicts into rehab made Women’s eNews. Kamana Shrestha’s article about a nanny’s struggles also found a home on the site.

•In case you missed the broadcasts on CUNY TV, the March and April editions of 219 West TV Magazine are now online. Contributors include: Vincent Balestriere, Althea Chang, Kizzy Cox, Tom DiChristopher, Sarah Ewald, Lisa Friedman, Amital Isaac, Megan Izen, Sarah Kazadi, Kevin Loria, Patricia Rey Mallen, Melissa Noel, Sarah Pizon, Mariya Pylayev, Laura Shin and Vanesa Vennard.

•Natalia Osipova’s video about a hardworking immigrant pediatrician who has little time to spend with his own children made Voices of NY.

•Rachel Sapin’s audio report about churches in Williamsburg found a home on the News Service. So did an hour-long podcast looking at a day in the life of Chelsea’s La Taza de Oro diner. Contributors include: Sarah Amandolare, Willis Arnold, Oulimata Ba, Sean Carlson, Kizzy Cox, Tom DiChristopher, Sean Flynn, Tristan Hallman, Justin Mitchell, Nabil Rahman, Rebecca Sesny and Adam Warner. Martin Burch and Eliza Ronalds-Hannon teamed on an interactive graphic looking at areas of projected job growth in New York.

•Elbert Chu produced a video-and-print package for The News York Times’ SchoolBook blog about a Harlem school that offers Arabic lessons.

•Speaking of The Times, the latest on The Local includes contributions by, among others, Shannon Firth and  Kyle McGovern.

•Justin Mitchell’s text and audio piece about Tibetans living in exile in Queens made Latitude News.

In our Alumni Corner:

•Rima Abdelkader worked on this Rock Center story about a push to change bone marrow donor laws.

•Carmel Delshad and Kirsti Itameri won the 2012 RFK Europe Journalism Award in the category of University and Schools of Journalism for “I Marched Along,” their interactive capstone project examining how the upheaval in Egypt will affect women.

•Rebecca Lee Douglas’ reported on the “Fifty Shades of Grey” phenomenon for Studio 360. Among her interview subjects: her mom.

•Matt Draper produced this video about Paul Tagliabue for Sport Business Journal.

•Nicholas Martinez edited a Department of Education newsletter about career and technical education.

•Walter Smith-Randolph of WENY TV earned three awards from the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association. Go here to see the winning pieces and for more details.

•Vincent Trivett wrote about optimism among the young for am New York.

Congrats to all — and keep ‘em coming!

Cheers,
Jere