One Week to Hit it Big Series, Day 3 – June 29, 2011 – Good Morning America
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ABC News’ “Good Morning America” wondered if it was possible to find an everyday teenage girl and launch her to superstardom in just one week. Through American Broadcasting Companies, “GMA” partnered with the record label Ark Music Factory to produce an original music video with viral potential to become the next big hit. Watch more of the series here: Day 1, Day 2, Day 4.
How Seniors Live Now: Nursing Home – August 23, 2010 – The New York Times
For 1.6 million seniors, home is a nursing facility where they receive round-the-clock care for physical and cognitive disabilities. Medicaid will pay for nursing home care, which averages almost $70,000 a year for a semi-private room, once residents have drained their assets. This is one in a series of video portraits of the many places and ways that older Americans live. View the full series here as published on The New York Times or see more of the project at Brave Old World.
NYC’s Bedbug Detectives – December 10, 2009 – PBS/THIRTEEN
With bedbug reports up 47 percent this year, New York City has been scrambling to get the epidemic under control. Getting rid of the bugs can take weeks and cost several thousand dollars. The city’s newest solution: bedbug dogs. Published on PBS/THIRTEEN’s “Metrofocus” and The Huffington Post. Winner of a 2010 Telly Award.
Living with Dementia – August 9, 2010 – The Washington Post
As their memory slips away, dementia sufferers describe what it’s like to forget. Part of a series of stories produced for Columbia University’s News21 project on aging. Published on The Washington Post’s website.
Brooklyn Crowns Its Queen – April 3, 2010 – The Huffington Post
Brooklyn College hosted the third annual Miss Brooklyn Scholarship Pageant March 28, and nine women vied for their shot at the crown. Published on The Huffington Post.
Deathbear Gets Sad So You Don’t Have To – May 10, 2010 – The Brooklyn Ink
Performance artist Nate Hill has been visiting homes in Brooklyn dressed as Death Bear, a character he created to help rid people of their heart aches. Since he started in November, Hill has collected lovelorn items at more than 60 homes. He shows up at your door, listens to your final words, and then stuffs whatever you give him in a duffle bag and disappears. Published on The Brooklyn Ink.
Ikea Installs Solar But Can’t Flip Switch – August 20, 2010 – OnEarth Magazine
New York City’s first IKEA furniture store came with an unusual accessory: a field of rooftop solar panels. The panels have been ready since early summer, but the company can’t turn them on, due to a delay in approvals from ConEd. Officials with the utility company and the city say they want to speed up the process and encourage more solar panels on the city’s thousands of rooftops. Published on OnEarth Magazine’s website.