Cameras, interviews and ambulances

By Elanor Peña-Humes July 25, 2015 Day two was definitely eventful. I enjoyed learning from Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, J. Conrad Williams. His work is absolutely incredible. The way he captures stories with one photograph was jaw-dropping. The fact that I was able to learn even just the basics of photography from a man of such … Continue reading Cameras, interviews and ambulances

A picture is truly worth a thousand words

By Marchella Verdi July 25, 2015 On Monday, I got the chance to learn about a part of journalism that I have not had much experience with. Photojournalism requires deep thought and much patience. John Williams, a photo journalist at Newsday, would correct us when we said we made a mistake by telling us that mistakes can … Continue reading A picture is truly worth a thousand words

Greene Extreme, first assignments, and editing

By Gusmery Ramirez July 25, 2015 I felt like a journalist today, and it’s only day three. John Williams came back to make sure we had our portrait-taking skills down packed. Afterwards, we broke up into 4 teams. You are now reading a post by a Greene Extreme member. In our teams, we’re assigned 3-4 … Continue reading Greene Extreme, first assignments, and editing

Greene team takes a field trip

By Shannon Kavanagh July 25, 2015 Today we visited the Newsday headquarters and got the chance to ask professionals about their experiences as journalists. The walls in each hallway were covered in blown up pictures of headlines, stories, and photos that were in previous newspapers. Just by walking through the halls, I was able to learn so … Continue reading Greene team takes a field trip

Day 3 – Journalists in action

By Joseph Bordino July 23, 2015 Today we were bombarded with technical information about how cameras work and utilize light and background to create great pictures. I really enjoyed taking the videos and editing the clips. In addition, we started reporting out on campus today. My team and I completed our first story on the effects … Continue reading Day 3 – Journalists in action

Greene Eggs & Ham on a mission

It’s Tuesday afternon and we’re back in the newsroom! Today my team “Greene Eggs & Ham,” which includes Tara, Stephanie, Joseph, Jessica and myself went out to capture our story regarding the concept of Game Theory founded by John Nash. Nash recently passed away, so the annual Game Theory conference, which is being held all … Continue reading Greene Eggs & Ham on a mission

I feel like the typical teenage blogger!

By Natalia Revere July 21, 2015 Here I am sitting in my dorm with my face mask, pineapple pajamas and Netflix blogging about my day. How much more typical can I get? Just kidding! Well, not really. I do have pineapple pajamas and a face mask on. Today we were lucky enough to meet the … Continue reading I feel like the typical teenage blogger!