Final Days of News21

So the days are winding down . . . videos being exported, writing being edited, codes being written and while I was nervous the whole summer that the work we did wouldn't be what we expected, today I think it is even better. It's a good start and I can say that everyone's work, I [...]

Moremoremore mortar boards

More personalized mortar boards . . . I love this stuff, here are some from commencement on Wednesday. These are all my fellow Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, it's been an amazing few years, amazing people and good memories.

Rhinestones, glitter, and messages

So these aren't great, but I love love love personalized stuff, like these facemask pics from Mexico City, so I figured I'd put some of the hat pics I grabbed while wandering around yesterday. And my personal favorite representing the worries of all of my fellow Cronkite school grads:


So security was tight, but I managed to sneak my camera in . . . can't tell you how happy that made me. Not quite close enough to Obama to make my 85mm prime work, but an amazing experience nonetheless. I'm going to do three to four seperate posts, one on hats, one on random [...]

Tomorrow: Commencement!

So tomorrow is graduation . . . today was our rehearsal at Sun Devil Stadium in my hometown of Tempe, Ariz. And as if this weren't cool enough, I was fortunate enough to receive an award which will put me in the seat pictured below about four seats from the left in the first row. [...]

RFK memorial award

I am proud to say that my in-depth journalism course that worked on the Divided Families project at Arizona State University has won the college print journalism RFK Memorial award!. Courtney Sargent I am posting two soundslides done on two different stories, the first is of Courtney Sargent's A Generation Abandoned about seniors abandoned in [...]