Alum named Post-Gazette Performer of the Year

Photo Submitted by Freeland, taken by Eric Smith. January 9, 2018 Monteze Freeland knew he was meant to perform following his first presence on stage at six years old in his kindergarten debut of “One of the Birds.” Lovell McFadden could see his friend going far in theatre since their childhood, convinced he would reach stardom…

Talk Back Series makes debut with hip-hop artist and activist

September 26, 2017 “Talk Back Series” is the Center of Media Innovation’s and Pittsburgh Playhouse’s newest endeavor. Jasiri X, a Pittsburgh-based hip-hop artist and activist, kicked off the conversation last Tuesday evening in the Rauh Theatre by sharing his experiences fighting for racial equality. Events such as Ferguson bring light to current instances of racially…

Practicum – Week 9

This week was a little crazy at The Globe. Our first week back from spring break proved to have a sluggish start. We had a few writers drop stories last minute. I was able to pick up a front page story about the honors and sports, arts, and entertainment students’ trip to New York City…

Practicum – Point Park Globe

This week at The Globe, we worked diligently to put together Issue 5. I had a few essential responsibilities this week. My first was to run the pitch meeting at 2:40 p.m. at the Center for Media Innovation. Emily Bennett, editor-in-chief, usually runs the meetings, but had a prior commitment. As second in command, I…

Pioneer Public – Michael Gieseke

When Dean of Student Life Michael Gieseke isn’t overseeing resident life, commuter services, health services or student activities, he’s taking calls from parents or reading emails about shenanigans that happened in the residence halls the previous evening. “The rule of thumb is that I have no idea what my day is going to be for…

Indoor gardening, a growing pastime

City dwellers create small-space gardens to brighten their homes and plates One thing Patty Logan noticed when she opened City Grows in Lawrenceville was that young people were pouring through the doors in all seasons to garnish their abodes with greenery. In her work as a Garden Educator, Redding Jackson has noticed that from a…

Wigle Whiskey brings distilling back to Pittsburgh

First Monongahela rye crafted within city limits since Prohibition For the Meyer family, Wigle Whiskey isn’t just a business. It’s a commitment to the community to bring back a historic craft lost in this area decades before. The operation they’ve built from a small space in the Strip District has grown over the years from…

Time-lapse

A time-lapse I created in my Pittsburgh neighborhood of Greenfield.

Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Johnstown holds a special place in my heart. Growing up here, I have so many fond memories throughout these hills and valleys. Those who remain can’t deny the struggles that have befallen this beautiful place though. It is my hope that by sharing these images – and potentially a written story – about this small…

Panorama, Multiple Exposures and 3-Dimensional

Panorama Johnstown Panorama Incline Plane Observation Deck Johnstown, Pennsylvania Panorama F-Stop – f/3.5, Exposure – 1/640, ISO – 200 Multiple Exposures Carnegie Museum of Art – Scaife Galleries / Johnstown, Pennsylvania  3-Dimensional *Use 3-D glasses* Smithfield Street Bridge – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

Video Production & Editing Final Portfolio

Project #1 – Point Park Specific types of shots for my first project in Video Production & Editing! I walked around Point Park’s campus to take a closer look at some specific areas. I was also able to explore different types of shots used in filming. For this project, I filmed the entire video by…