multimedia projects

Here are videos, including news packages, I have produced as a part of UI7 Live, Chicago Tribune's Hoy, and coursework for JOUR 215, 340, and 445.

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local latino businesses on two ends of the spectrum

For UI7 Live I reported on what it was like the owners of "La Michoacana" Mexican ice cream shop to open during a pandemic, and how this pandemic has changed things for "El Progreso," an 8-year-old Latin grocery store.

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an escape from the dorm

For UI7 Live: I reported on the first movie night of the semester at Memorial Stadium. Over 800 students attended in the midst of a pandemic, but students felt it was a safe way to escape the dorm rooms.

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Punkin Chunkin phenomenon brings father and daughter together

For JOUR 215 (coursework)Hundreds of people from across the nation gathered in Rantoul, Ill. to watch a pumpkin-launching competition. JoJo Enzmann, 22, traveled to Illinois from Virginia with her dad to compete in this year's Punkin Chunkin World Championship.

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Student performer finds the right note

For UI7 Live

With classes going remote, college students are holding on tightly to the few tangible activities they have left. Clint Moon, a senior studying biology at Illinois, continues his in-person performances during the pandemic, only now, with an online audience.

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El ‘Zumbero de Chicago’ lleva su pasión por el baile a las comunidades

For Hoy: Lleva su pasión por el baile a las comunidades latinas en Chicago y fomenta la importancia de la actividad física por medio de la cumbia:

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Quarantine in Mexico

For JOUR 340 (coursework): Unique from my other reporting, this video is a glimpse into my life in Mexico when the COVID-19 pandemic hit.


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A look into Rantoul, Illinois: 'Americana at its best'

For JOUR 215 (coursework)A few classmates and I researched and reported on the history of Rantoul and the economic impact of events like the Chunk on the community. We created this video to tell the story.

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Continuing the senior tradition, two GMI seniors decorate their graduation caps

For Good Morning IlliniI collaborated with GMI's Sabrina Lee for our final package as seniors. 

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Edgewater Castle Football Club builds community through soccer

For Voice ItI led video production for this story during my internship with Chicago Tribune's Hoy newspaper.

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Tony Adams explains Illinois Football

Tony Adams is a defensive back for the University of Illinois football team. I led post-production for this project as part of a collaboration with a few classmates.