A woman’s worth can be stripped away as quickly as she says “I do” in rural India. 'Apex to Andhra' explores cross cultural marriages between India and the United States. Alexis Siemasko, from suburban North Carolina, is moving to a traditional village to marry a local Indian man. She is determined to fight for her rights as a woman and maintain her value in a society that sees her worth as tied to her husband.
The UNC v. Duke rivalry is infamous. But something a lot less contested on the court are the Carolina uniforms.The famous Carolina Argyle print was created the help of Michael Jordan himself. It just celebrated its 25th season at a UNC v. Duke match up. This is the story of how Carolina players always look so dang good and the history of how the pattern was born.
HB2 has caused controversy in North Carolina for the past year. But it’s not the law anymore… since HB 142 was passed to replace it. So why are the left and right still unsatisfied? Here's more:
Life as an undocumented immigrant comes with a lot of question. For one 9-year-old girl living in Durham, her daily question is if her parents will be taken from her and deported back to Mexico. More on this developing story:
Corporate and Nonprofit Media Production
I reported from Bocas del Toro, Panama, on President Varela's visit to the region for a national summit of leaders from the nation's indigenous people groups. I reported exclusively from inside the summit on new policies for the indigenous people's rights and the future of modernization in Panama.
Raising Up Wild is about the economic and environmental impact of the tourism industry in developing countries, namely Panama. I followed one family who made a radical decision to uproot their family from Texan suburbia to a small peninsula in Bocas del Toro.
Community reporting in Chapel Hill
You probably don’t think about the Chancellor of UNC-Chapel Hill preparing for his job by taking music lessons -- but that was exactly what the last one did. This is the story of how music created a great leader, and how 9-year-old Chapel Hill pianist Maximo Vasquez-Scales is reparing for greatness in the same way.
Nonprofit Reporting in India
I lived and worked in Kesinga, Orissa, India for several months as an journalistic intern with the US-based nonprofit Global Hope India. My aim in reporting was to find and tell mission-specific stories about the impact of GHI. The attached story was about how a local school had changed one student's life as well as impacted his entire family.