Digital production

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* writing sample posts
* CNN “Early Start” & “Starting Point” digital production samples

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* Police: Calif. campus shooter’s shot fellow students execution-style
* Breitbart on breaking Weiner story: I’m not the ‘cruel person’ some think I am
* Kristof: Bahrain regime has ‘backed off’
* U.S. special forces rescue Somalia aid workers (contributor)
* Former USDA employee sues conservative blogger over video posting (contributor)
Opinion piece: A mixed-race romance, a family rift
* This piece, written in conjunction with the “AC360″ series “Kids on Race: The Hidden Picture” received more than 100k hits within first two weeks of publishing, has more than 2,000 Facebook shares and 556 comments.

CNN “Early Start” & “Starting Point” digital production samples:

(GALLERY) Behind-the-scenes: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg talks to Soledad O’Brien on her new book ‘Lean In’
Soledad O’Brien had a chance to sit down with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg at Facebook’s New York HQ. She asked about Sandberg’s reaction to the controversy surrounding her book and how men can help women “lean in” in their careers. Check out our behind-the-scenes photographs from the shoot.
(BONUS) Shareable Facebook page pics in album “5 things we learned from Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg”

(BLOG POST) How long will the ‘Etch-a-Sketch moment’ last? Our Starting Point panel reacts to the quote that made headlines

(LIVE BLOG): Early Start/Starting Point live blog for Hurricane Sandy coverage

(PHOTO/VIDEO POST) Behind-the-scenes: ‘Starting Point’ welcomes 2013 Westminster Dog Show winner Banana Joe and contenders

(VIDEO) Meet “Early Start” hosts Ashleigh Banfield and Zoraida Sambolin (Dec. 2011)

(IREPORT COLLABORATION) Calling all early voters: Share your ‘Votergraph’ with us!
* Note: This project was launched with two weeks to go to the 2012 election. It was also launched in the midst of Hurricane Sandy’s approach to the U.S. East Coast. Despite this, it was one of the more successful feature iReport projects of 2012.

(GREEN ROOM VIDEO) Behind-the-scenes: Reza’s ‘stache
After his “Starting Point” interview, “Shahs of Sunset” star Reza Farahan expounds on the awesomeness of his mustache.