Editing and Writing

Photo editing:

The Pitt News Silhouettes: I was the photo editor for a multi-month project at The Pitt News where we told the stories of 22 people at Pitt and in the community. The linked site has the past 3 years of the project but the first 22 are from this year.

The Pitt News Year in Photos 2017: I edited this roundup of The Pitt News’ best photos of the year.

PublicSource’s Charter Effect and Small Town, Pennsylvania: Two projects I helped with during my internship at PublicSource. I worked with writers and editors to develop visual ideas and executed those ideas through a variety of photo and editing assignments.

2016 Election in Pittsburgh: I edited a gallery recapping The Pitt News photo staff’s coverage of the 2016 election season

 

Writing:

Ex-boyfriend suspected of killing Pitt student arrested: Breaking news story after a Pitt student was found dead in an apparent homicide. Here are a two other stories as the story developed that I wrote or helped report — 1, 2, 3.

Bike lanes and bus ways: Navigating Pittsburgh without a car: Feature story looking at the changing state of car-free transportation in Pittsburgh

Bourdain challenged Pittsburgh narratives in flawed ‘Parts Unknown’ episode: A column reacting to Pittsburghers’ complaints about Anthony Bourdain’s visit to the Steel City

Photographer Elliott Erwitt publishes forgotten Pittsburgh photos: Elliott Erwitt’s was on assignment in Pittsburgh in 1950. His photos were largely forgotten until a Pitt student uncovered them in an archive. He later worked with Erwitt to publish the images, 67 years after they were taken.

Setting the Stage: Pitt Stages Scene Shop Preps for “Hair:” photo essay

Editing:

Totality in Tennessee: Pitt students witness, document historic eclipse: Along with two colleagues at The Pitt News, I traveled to Tennessee to cover a Pitt team researching the total solar eclipse. I took photos, helped report, edited the story and helped with the web design.

The Pitt News Welcome Back Edition: 100 page special edition with news features, culture, opinions and sports. I edited every story, wrote two, took photos, wrote headlines and proofed the pages.

Pitt-Penn State live coverage: An archive of a live page I edited as Pitt took on Penn State, their in-state rivals. It includes quarter-by-quarter recaps and live photo updates.