Our reporters are beating the heat by producing some cool stories. Check out some of our latest links:
•Millie Smith, reporting out of Kenya for the Chattanooga Times Free Press, wrote about a Tennessee native who helped create jobs for refugee African women.
•Anne Lagamayo and Nadja Thomas’ Daily News video about the Little Free Libraries project, which brings books to unlikely public spaces, got picked up by AOL. Speaking of books, Shannon Ayala reported on the return of a Washington Heights bookstore.
•Divya Verma’s CNBC article showed how some financial fraud victims are being penalized by the taxman.
•Susie Armitage’s story about a late-night bike tour through Moscow made NPR’s All Things Considered. Meanwhile, Elly Yu’s report on a bid to bring whales to Georgia from Russia made NPR’s newscast. Her story, a product of her internship at Atlanta’s WABE radio, starts at 3:24 in.
•Ann Marie Awad filed a report for Philadelphia’s WHYY radio about mobile home residents in New Jersey still grappling with Sandy’s aftermath.
•Alex Wolf produced a video for La Tercera about the first electric car made in Chile.
•Mike Russell profiled activist musician Sharon Katz for the Philadelphia Daily News.
•Meredith Rosenberg put together a video about a skipping club for The Village Voice.
•Matt Surrusco’s story about a photo exhibition featuring pictures of Bedouin communities made +972 magazine.
•Casey Cipriani, working for IndieWire, interviewed actress Annie McNamara about her experience being directed by Woody Allen.
•Maya Rajamani covered a mayoral candidate forum for the Mott Haven Herald.
A couple entries from our Alumni Corner:
•Tamy Cozier and Melissa Noel teamed on a story about the marketing of prescription drugs for the latest edition of CUNY TV’s “Talking Health.”
•Tanzina Vega’s story about the merger of two ad giants made the front page of The New York Times.
Congrats to all – and keep ‘em coming!