Archive for the 'J-school' Category


Posted by clare on June 3rd, 2010

(I finished my thesis film, I graduated, I am now available for all your freelance video shooting and editing needs.) My favorite project from this past year—brought to you by Maggie Fazeli Fard: (I shot it—while managing not to puke over the side of the boat.)

the homepage

Posted by clare on July 7th, 2009

I’ve never been a print journalist, so I haven’t known the thrill of an A1 byline. But in the past week I’ve had two videos on the New York Times homepage, and I’m pretty sure I took enough screenshots to make up for all those missed years of newspaper clippings. Reporter Trymaine Lee and I […]

proof of my existence

Posted by clare on June 29th, 2009

The first video I edited at the Times is now online on the NYT site here—and also on Nicholas Kristof’s YouTube channel (and, at the moment, highlighted on the YouTube homepage as part of the Reporters’ Center!): Also, I was an assistant editor on this piece.

Oh, yeah. New York.

Posted by clare on June 11th, 2009

Per Leslie’s request, here’s some blog CPR. I’m in New York, interning here for the summer: End Times www.thedailyshow.com On my first day I and another intern went out to shoot footage of gyro cones (the big rotating things of meat that chawarma innards are shaved off of), then I burned some DVDs. The next […]

My 'edit room' in Spain…

Posted by clare on March 23rd, 2009

At Alba’s parents’ very lovely house in Girona: (explanation: I’m here on a J-school travel grant shooting a story on Senegalese immigrants in Spain—I met up with a guy and two kids from my Peace Corps host village. My Pulaar is being stretched to new limits!)


Posted by clare on November 30th, 2008

Shot video: * at a design/fabrication studio and at the Conservatory of Flowers in San Francisco * at a prison in Ione * from a zeppelin over the South Bay Felt like a slobbering news hyena: * at a suspended-driver’s-license police sting in Oakland Ran: * after a crowd of Cal students parading through Berkeley […]

Embalming fluid, doll parts, and toilet paper rolls

Posted by clare on October 24th, 2008

A recent story of mine, currently featured on the Oakland North homepage: City’s oddest supplies shop facing hard times too Don’t miss the audio slide show down at the bottom. Multimedia, yeah!

Two years out

Posted by clare on October 23rd, 2008

I think I’m finally hitting the end of Peace Corps related anniversaries that I can legitimately use as excuses for blog posts. So here it is: Today marks two years since I returned to the U.S. after two years in Senegal. The volunteer who replaced me is back in America (welcome home, Donna!), I haven’t […]

From the Field: Close-up with the Sisters

Posted by clare on October 6th, 2008

One of the many hazards/perks of turning the Folsom Street Fair into a reporting assignment: preparing for an interview with two Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.

meetin deadline

Posted by clare on September 22nd, 2008