Background: Driven by shared interests in music and multimedia storytelling, I worked with Marie Orttenburger and Kate Habrel on a multimedia reporting project The New Vinyl to investigate the vinyl phenomenon.
Duration: 3 months
Role: Writer, videographer & photographer, visual storyteller, Social media manager.
Task: Interviews, Feature story writing, Photography, Post-production, Visual Design, Visual storytelling, Social Media management, Project Management
Team: Marie Orttenburger, Kate Habrel
Result: An nteractive multimedia website with original content.
Awards : “The New Vinyl Project” won the Broadcast Education Association’s “Best of Festival” award out of 1,450 entries, and the Society of Professional Journalists’s Region 4 Mark of Excellence , “ The best online feature reporting ” award.
“Thorough, lots of videos, great infographics, interesting info, well laid out. Original content that was unexpected, including videos on the history of records, with examples. A fun and original project.”
“Outside of Navigation, overall they balanced facts with the emotion of personal narrative which attracts a breadth of audience. The site has a consistent aesthetic across the imagery, writing, and graphics.”
———– Judge comments by The BEA Festival Committee 2017
My key role include:
- Generate story ideas.
- Collaborate with team about production process.
- Shoot video & photo for website.
- Conduct interviews.
- Design infographic pairing with feature stories.
- Write feature stories.
- Co-Manage social media accounts (Instagram) and post weekly with visual storytelling. (Video, Still Photography)