Luz, a new photo agency

Grazia Neri Agency was the best European photo agency I worked with: they sold every story I sent them. So I was sad when they called it quits. But now there’s Luz, born from the ashes of Grazia Neri and … Read More

On Thinner Ice

The news about what we’re doing to our planet keeps getting worse and worse.

My latest multimedia story was a collaboration from MediaStorm and the Asia Society, is On Thinner Ice“ a look at how we’re losing glaciers and … Read More

Artist in Residence

Just finished a three day artist-in-residence in the School of Design at Stevenson University, a small private university outside Baltimore. It was a lot of fun to be teaching students who were interested and motivated and willing to listen, pitch … Read More

Times of Crisis: a year in the life of the financial meltdown

I’ve been living the financial crisis for the past several months from the safety of my desk at MediaStorm. Working together with Reuters on a multimedia story bringing together the past year of their reporting in words, pictures and … Read More

14 Jul '09

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Wow, what a day!

Found out today that I’m nominated for two Emmy awards. Holy Toledo!

In the Category NEW APPROACHES TO NEWS & DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMING: CURRENT NEWS COVERAGE, I was nominated for Reuters Bearing Witness, 5 Years of the Iraq War which … Read More

Poverty in the Face of Resource Wealth

I know what “transparency” is but mostly from my days as a photojournalist working with color slide film. So when the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) came to MediaStorm to create a multimedia piece explaining what they did, it took … Read More

Do 1 Thing

Do 1 Thing is an initiative started by Najlah Fenny Hicks and Pim Van Hemmen to help homeless teens. Over 25,000 adolescents age out of the foster care system each year in the United States. 40% of these teens will … Read More

10,000 Cups

Starbucks brought their “partners” to New Orleans, 10,000 strong, for a management conference but also to pitch in for 4 hours each of community service. Yes, that’s 40,000 hours of community service. It was a wonderful thing to see.

I … Read More

Obama’s Nomination

It’s been awhile since I’ve worked at a newspaper (OK, 25 years) but for the last ten days I’ve been installed at the interactive media department at the Rocky Mountain News in Denver, working on a multimedia documentary about … Read More

China, mon amour

Sunday’s New York Times hit my doorstep with a major package on China’s pollution crisis, headlined with a huge photo stretching across 4/5 of the top front page.

What caught my eye was a prominent notice under that Chang Lee … Read More