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    New York Times

    New York Times

    It’s the age of The New York Times. I’m making videos to compliment some kick-ass reporting. I’m figuring out the colorful side of business and running around like I’m 25. Follow me at https://twitter.com/chodger and check out a few of my favorite videos at http://nyti.ms/10JmmHG

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    Graying in Color – Multimedia Package

    Graying in Color – Multimedia Package

    As part of my thesis project, I created a website called GrayGracefully.com. This interactive project uses videos, articles, an interactive features to explore the growing number of seniors in New York City. This population is growing astronomically, and the city is trying to meet the demands of this ethnically diverse group. The seniors themselves are facing the biggest challenge, head on, and attempting to gray gracefully.

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    Latest Videos

    Latest Videos

    Soil and City is a video I produced with Nida Najar. For this video, we woke up before dawn, trekked along a highway two hours north of the city, and learned all about the hard work and quite joys of a farmer’s life. This story was shot on a Canon 60d and was published at nycitynewsservice.com

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    Ballet Hispanico Leaves No Niño Behind

    Ballet Hispanico Leaves No Niño Behind

    Eleven pre-teen girls in Ballet Hispanico’s Spanish dance class stand at attention at one edge of the room, heels up, ruffled skirts pulled at the hip and chins pushed forward. While some faces betray intense concentration, others are ready to go ahead and charge.

    “I want bullfighter girls,” cheered their teacher, Sandra Rivera, before starting their Paso Doble music. “Let me see a beautiful position… Enjoy yourselves!”

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    New Homes Open for The Formerly Incarcerated

    New Homes Open for The Formerly Incarcerated

    A new 11-story building overlooks the river on 140th Street in West Harlem. It has a rooftop terrace, new Energy Star appliances and its very own library. It also has its very own clientele: More than half of the apartments are reserved for ex-convicts.

    Published in Amsterdam News

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    Lafayette Gardens Residents Steamed About Heating Issues

    Lafayette Gardens Residents Steamed About Heating Issues

    After three frigid days of Thanksgiving week without heat, residents at Lafayette Gardens housing development welcomed news that their heating system was back online Friday, November 26. But as winter’s chill has set in over the last week, the tenants of the New York City Housing Authority complex say their heating problems are far from fixed. Co-written with An H. Phung for The NY Times Blog – The Local, Fort Greene

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