Local Bike Shop Video

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One of my favorite things about studying journalism is that I get to tell any story I want for school projects. Shortly after bringing my bike to Chapel Hill I got connected with the riding community built by Back Alley Bikes in Carrboro, NC. Once I learned about a video story project in my intro multimedia journalism class, I instantly thought of the local bike shop. Its community-centered approach is a story worth telling.

MTB: Kitsuma, Thanksgiving Weekend 2018

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Whenever I go home to Montreat, NC, I make it a priority to get on the bike. Thanksgiving was no different. I enjoyed time with family, my momma’s cooking and the mountains. This short video is from what I consider my “home trail”: Kitsuma. It starts in Black Mountain and runs down into Old Fort. On a good day, I’ll tackle the ride from home, riding from out of my back door in Montreat and going through Ridgecrest. This particular […]

Data Story: Craft Beer and Skiing

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In this project for an Interactive Multimedia course, I chose a story that involved data and told it using interactive Javascript plugins to immerse the reader and convey the message. With winter approaching at the time of this assignment, I found myself thinking about skiing, another passion of mine. I was also thinking of beer at the time of this assignment, but that has nothing to do with the time of year. However, it sparked the idea to search for […]

Patient Education Videos

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In my internship with Swarm Interactive, I had the opportunity to practice many different skills. One of those was video production. Swarm runs ViewMedica, a digital resource that provides interactive medical videos to doctors and patients. During my internship, I was able to contribute to the video library. My job was to turn a script into an engaging video that clearly communicates the desired message with proper content and tone. My work-flow began with story-boarding, then moved on to processing […]

The Muralist

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This photostory is about Scott Nurkin, a UNC – Chapel Hill alumnus and local artist. He now owns The Mural Shop and paints mural across the southeast. For a photojournalism class, I followed Scott as he completed a mural at the Ninth Street Bakery in Durham, NC.