Samples of visual story-telling:
Capital News Service Multimedia
More than half of Spanish-speaking anglers who fish in the Anacostia River don’t know about the risks of eating the contaminated fish, according to a recent survey commissioned by local environmental groups groups. At least a quarter of all other fishermen don’t know about the long-term consequences of eating out of the polluted river either, the survey found. (Video originally published with CNS story, Thousands Could Be Eating Contaminated Anacostia Fish)
A criminal record and lack of skills prevents ex-offenders from getting hired.At Jericho, a Baltimore City-based program that helps former prisoners get into the workforce, counselors start with the basics — how to dress for an interview, write a resume, fill online job applications and prepare for interviews. (Video originally published with CNS story, Baltimore Program Provides Job support For Ex-prisoners Coming Home)
The explosion of newly legalized casinos over the last decade in neighboring states–New York, Pennsylvania and Delaware–has eroded the monopoly that Atlantic City once held on Mid-Atlantic gambling. Now, after the passage of Question 7, Maryland will soon be home to six full-service casinos, cutting another slice from a regional gambling pie that is not expanding.
(Graphic originally published with CNS story
With Gambling Expansion in Mid-Atlantic, ‘Atlantic City is Dying.’ The original article is part of CNS series: Doubling Down The impact of Casino Expansion in Maryland.)
In 2002, two men later known as the “Beltway snipers” — John Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo — went on a shooting spree across seven states and Washington, D.C., killing 15 people. (Map originally published with CNS story Sniper Attack Players Reflect 10 Years Later)
Rockville-based GenProMarkers provides biotechnology services to federal and private research centers. It’s CEO, Yan A. Su, is one of the immigrant entrepreneurs who founded a quarter of the technology and engineering companies in Maryland between 2006 and 2012. (Video originally published with CNS story,
Maryland, a Hotbed for Immigrant Tech Entrepreneurs)
Casa Bartimeo, A light of hope for the blind in Peru
Korean-born missioner priest and visually impaired Peruvians share how Maryknoll-supported project is giving the blind in Peru a chance at self-sufficiency through massage therapy training. (Video produced for Maryknoll Magazine feature: https://goo.gl/H9H7gB)
Mission Journey in Puno, Peru
A day in the life of Father Robert Hoffmann, a Maryknoll priest from Wisconsin who has served as a missioner in Puno, Peru, for more than 47 years.