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Joshua Quandt Atlanta Harvest

Posted by colleenmcedwards On September - 26 - 2017 0 Comment

A wonderful example of digital storytelling, thinking in layers and weaving together elements to tell a story. http://www.joshuaquandt.com/blog/    

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Lauren Booker Print and Digital Feature

Posted by colleenmcedwards On January - 7 - 2016 0 Comment

First generation college students: You are not alone. Read and hear Lauren Booker’s digital feature package.   ATLANTA– Since Charbel Aoun began attending Georgia State University in 2013, he’s been beating the odds. He is the first in his family to attend college and relies on scholarships to afford higher education expenses. Aoun said being  [ Read More ]

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Dakin Adone Audio Feature

Posted by colleenmcedwards On January - 7 - 2016 0 Comment

Hear Dakin Adone’s audio production on women in Atlanta’s film industry. New Mavericks is an initiative from the ATLFF to showcase films directed by women that include strong female characters. Adone reports that New Mavericks originally started as a short film programming block during the 2012 Film Festival, but it has since expanded to become  [ Read More ]

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Cleo Durham News Feature

Posted by colleenmcedwards On January - 11 - 2015 0 Comment

Young activist fuels social change in Atlanta, Ga.   Her impassioned voice carried from the pulpit and rested on the ears of the hundreds of community members who gathered that crisp December evening in support of the #CommunitySpeaksATL forum. “It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win,” Aurielle  [ Read More ]

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Erica Malcolm: Meeting Story

Posted by colleenmcedwards On November - 6 - 2014 0 Comment

Sorting out the SPLOST DULUTH− Mayor Nancy Harris and city council members got together Monday night in hopes of devising a well categorized list of projected 2014 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax−commonly known as SPLOST−expenditures to be placed on the referendum. Since 2001, there has been a progressive increase in the division of SPLOST  [ Read More ]

Asha Crawford Audio Story

Posted by colleenmcedwards On October - 20 - 2014 0 Comment

Asha got an interview with Silas “SiMan Baby” (Majic 107-5/97-5 and MajicATL.com).   Her strategy interviewing this popular Atlanta radio host was to gain industry knowledge and to get him to open up about the industry.  Together, they tell a great audio story, and he gives some solid advice. asha crawford project radio invu

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Nikki Recchio Audio Story

Posted by colleenmcedwards On October - 14 - 2014 0 Comment

Nikki interviewed Angelica about issues around adoption. She feels the media rarely includes stories about what happens as adopted kids grow up.  Personal stories like this can be used to help cover a wider issue in a news-feature treatment combining digital media and a rock solid print piece. Nikki Recchio audio project adoption  

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India Jordan Audio Story

Posted by colleenmcedwards On October - 14 - 2014 0 Comment

India drew attention to an important social and educational issue while conducting an interview about Clark Atlanta University.  She chose a student pursuing a Master of Social Work degree and got more than she bargained for from Rashida Dotson. This interview was done without expensive recording equipment and using the simple Audacity editing software program.  [ Read More ]

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Lisa Nguyen Audio Story

Posted by colleenmcedwards On October - 14 - 2014 0 Comment

Lisa Nguyen interviewed Aladdin Kanawati about the work he does with Syrian refugees. Over the summer, he went to Jordan to visit the homes of the refugees to talk to them and determine whether they need psychological evaluation or therapy. He also works to raise funds to support the refugees.  This was her first real  [ Read More ]

Heather Hercher Digital Project

Posted by colleenmcedwards On October - 9 - 2014 0 Comment

Atlanta+Metal Heather Hercher 2014

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Joshua Quandt Atlanta Harvest

A wonderful example of digital storytelling, thinking in layers and weaving together elements to tell ...

Lauren Booker Print and Digita

First generation college students: You are not alone. Read and hear Lauren Booker's digital feature package.   ATLANTA-- ...

Dakin Adone Audio Feature

Hear Dakin Adone's audio production on women in Atlanta's film industry. New Mavericks is an initiative ...

Cleo Durham News Feature

Young activist fuels social change in Atlanta, Ga.   Her impassioned voice carried from the pulpit and ...

Erica Malcolm: Meeting Story

Sorting out the SPLOST DULUTH− Mayor Nancy Harris and city council members got together Monday night ...