I had the great pleasure of doing some freelance work for healthycal.org, a website started by veteran reporter Daniel Weintraub that focuses on informing Californians about public health issues throughout the state. The following are the video stories I produced for the site. With each story, I tried to incorporate different techniques I had been learning at the time. Continue reading
The East Oakland Boxing Association is about more than boxing. The center also has a youth internship program that trains young people in skills that could help them get a job or start a business. The center also has a community garden and hosts a farmer’s market. Recently, a group of youth interns worked with another nonprofit to overhaul the center’s water use and improve its water conservation. This is the story I did about the program for Daniel Weintraub’s healthycal.org.
A short photo documentary I produced for my multimedia photography class at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. It focuses on two sets of black parents who aren’t married but, despite the often misconstrued stereotypes about black families, are still involved in raising their children.
It’s amazing to see how fast the Flip camera has grown in popularity over the last year. I’ll admit, I got caught up in the buzz as well. And who can hate those fun 10-second sort-of-amateur-submitted commercials that the company was pushing during the holiday season to get even more people to jump on the Flip bandwagon. But there’s a lot more that you can do with the Flip than just produce those short viral videos of life’s precious moments. Continue reading