Day 5

Today is the last day! In the morning, we arrived bright and early at Blue Chalk Media, which is a small but rapidly growing nonfiction multimedia company based in NYC and Portland. Their primary focus is on video production. We met with Pam Huling the COO and skyped with Greg Moyer, the CEO and the … Continue reading Day 5

Day 4

“Make the life of an editor easier.” It is a phrase we have heard in possibly every company we have visited, “Make the life of an editor easier.” Myles Little of TIME Magazine, said to be able to do this you have to be available. “Photo editors talk amongst one another,” said Olivier Laurent, editor … Continue reading Day 4

Day 3

Where do you see yourself in five years? It’s a big question to ask twenty something year olds in this day in age. After meeting with so many amazing companies, it seems like the possibilities to be involved one way or another with photography are endless. However, after meeting with James Estrin of the New … Continue reading Day 3

Day 2

Starting at CNN today we learned a valuable lesson that has repeated throughout the tours we have been going on. “[The industry] it’s always changing, and you’re always changing with it.” CNN’s displays articles and coverage on everything in regards to news, sports, business, entertainment, weather, politics, travel and much, much more. Due to this, … Continue reading Day 2

The Four C’s – Day 1

I see a million faces, all going a million miles an hour, with a million things to do. I hear a million conversations, with a million different voices. This is New York City. Through the hustle and bustle of the big apple lies some of the top photography employers and photographers in the world. This … Continue reading The Four C’s – Day 1

Act Your Age, Not Your Shoe Size

My lucky number is two. I don’t have a legitimate reason as to why, but ever since I can remember I’ve always been drawn to that number. This past week, the number two showed off its charm.  A baseball cap full of ripped pieces of paper with numbers written on each one was passed around … Continue reading Act Your Age, Not Your Shoe Size

Remembering Srebenica

  Despite being the second largest massacre on European soil since the second World War, I don’t recall ever learning about the Srebrenica genocide in school. In July of 1995, 8,000 Bosnian boys and men were murdered by Serbian forces. I can only imagine complete chaos during a time where turmoil was at its peak; … Continue reading Remembering Srebenica