The Associated Press

Here are some of my favorite videos I worked on as staff video producer in the video unit at the Associated Press.

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Published on Apr 18, 2013

A teenager whose photograph appeared on the front page of the New York Post in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings says he was stunned to see himself portrayed as a potential suspect. (April 18)

 

 

Published on Mar 5, 2013

Vice President Nicolas Maduro says Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died at age 58. (March 5)

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I wrote and edited this piece from archival and news sources as a staff video producer. 

 

Published on Feb 5, 2013

The first all-girl rock band in Indian-controlled Kashmir has decided to disband after only one concert because of threats its teenage members received on social media and a demand from a top Muslim cleric that they stop performing. (Feb. 5)

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I produced, wrote and edited this video as a staff video producer for AP. 

 

Published on Jan 11, 2013

Miss District of Columbia, Allyn Rose is in a fight for her life, and it’s not just for the title of Miss America. She tells the AP why she’s planning to get a preemptive double mastectomy after her pageant season ends. (Jan. 11)

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I pitched, produced, wrote and edited this piece as a staff producer for AP.

 

Published on Jul 27, 2012

A young woman from Soweto, South Africa, Mandisa Mandikane, shares her harrowing personal story of AIDS to raise awareness about HIV prevention while attending the 2012 International AIDS Conference in Washington. (July 27)

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I pitched, produced, wrote and edited this video as staff producer for AP. 

 

Meet the Press – Press Pass: Bruce Riedel

Another Press Pass conversation I produced with Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institute and Director of its Intelligence Project, Bruce Riedel on his new book, “What We Won: America’s Secret War in Afghanistan.” August 2014

Meet the Press – Press Pass: Lord John Browne

Another fascinating chat I produced on former BP CEO Lord John Browne’s decision to come out as a gay man discuss his new book, “The Glass Closet: Why Coming Out is Good Business.” July 2014

Meet the Press – Press Pass: Anita Hill

Here’s a Press Pass conversation I produced with law professor Anita Hill on the documentary about the Supreme Court confirmation hearings that made her famous. July 2014

TODAY SHOW: Piper Kerman, from Inmate to Advocate

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Here’s a piece I helped produce that aired on the Today Show with NBC NEWS special correspondent Maria Shriver on ‘Orange Is the New Black’ author, Piper Kerman, now an advocate for prison reform. July 2014

Bill Clinton’s Meet the Press Interview [NBC NEWS]

I handled audience preparation and other logistics for Q and A segments with both President Bill Clinton and other keynote panelists at Clinton Global Initiative America in Denver – June 2014.

Make the Case: Is College Worth it?

Here’s another MAKE THE CASE conversation I co-produced with Dale Stephens of UnCollege and Anne Johnson of Generation Progress. They debate whether going to college is worth it. June 2014

Whistleblower or Traitor? Experts Make the Case

Here’s a conversation I co-produced for the MEET THE PRESS web series, MAKE THE CASE. Jeremy Bash, former Chief of Staff to the CIA and founder of Beacon Strategies and Jesselyn Radack, part of Edward Snowden’s legal team, debate whether Edward Snowden is a whistleblower or a traitor. May 2014

Meet the Press – Press Pass: Dr. Ben Carson

Celebrated surgeon Dr. Ben Carson came on Press Pass to say he doesn’t see himself as a politician despite buzz in some circles encouraging him to run in 2016. Another one of my favorite Press Pass segments that I produced. May 2014

Make the Case: Is Raising the Minimum Wage Worth It?

Here’s another MAKE THE CASE I co-produced on whether or not raising the minimum wage is a good idea. May 2014