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laura lo forti

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Profession: multimedia producer, jour
Status: www.therawfile.org
Location: New York , United States
Home base: New York
URL: http://www.therawfile.org
URL: http://www.ontheroadmedia.com
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Organization: The Raw File
Last login: over 4 years ago
Member since: 15 Nov 2007 19:11

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Laura is an Italian freelance journalist and multimedia producer currently based in New York City. She worked as an editor in native
Milan and wrote for leading Italian publications before moving to the US, where she studied online journalism at San Francisco State University. She is currently working on documentary projects with
photojournalist Justin Mott (www.ontheroadmedia.com).

Laura is involved in several projects that employ digital storytelling as a mean of engaging and empowering disadvantaged communities. Among her collaborations, the Center for Citizen Media at UC Berkeley, Story Corps, and the Center for Digital Storytelling. With Brenda Ann Kenneally she co-founded The Raw File (www.therawfile.org) story blog and she is the executive producer.

She teaches digital storytelling and media literacy to at-risk youth.

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Internship with The Raw File/Brenda Ann Kenneally

“The Raw File”:http://www.therawfile.org, a multimedia story blog founded by award winning photojournalist Brenda Ann Kenneally and multimedia producer Laura Lo Forti, is seeking one intern in New York City to work on a socially conscious fashion shoot, a perfect blend of art and activism.
You should be available one day a week for 4 months, starting as soon as possible. Responsibilities will include tech and lighting assistance, and if interested you can get involved in other aspects of this multimedia project.



You will be working directly with Kenneally, whose work has been featured in the New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, and Ms. Magazine, among other publications. She also won the Community Awareness Award from the National Press Photographer’s Association, the Daily Life Stories Award from the World Press Organization, and she was awarded the International Prize for Photojournalism in Gijon, Spain. Kenneally’s work in Brooklyn has received support from the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund, the Mother Jones Documentary Fund, and the Nikon Sabbatical Grant, in addition to the Open Society Institute. Her Money Power Respect multimedia project at www.brendakenneally.com won the NPPA/BOP 2005 best use of the web award.



Please email therawfile@gmail.com with your qualifications, any prior experience and why you would be interested in joining this project.

28 Jan 2008 20:01 | 1 replies

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