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Elena Rue and Catherine Orr

Storytelling Webinar with Point Road Studios

  Register for the free “Design Yourself” webinar, storytelling edition, we’re co-hosting (December 5, 1-2 p.m. EST). When Elena and I were first considering launching our own business, we heard a lot of warnings from other creatives about how much of your time goes to working on the business itself. They would say this in a …

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Behind the Story – The Making of “Janet Reno: The People’s Lawyer”

Former Attorney General, Eric Holder, speaking about his admiration for Janet Reno. Photo by production team member, Nick Michael. Janet Reno lived her life with one guiding principle – “do the right thing.” It was a mantra passed down from her mother, one of the strongest influences in her life. In all the research, conversations and …

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Behind the Scenes – “Homeplace Under Fire”

We both grew up around farms – Catherine was raised on a small farm in the outskirts of Charlottesville, VA, and Elena grew up in rural Iowa. But not until this project did we truly understand the challenges and hardships that family farmers have faced and continue to face in the U.S. Through the stories of …

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Catherine Orr Will Join Judges of 2016 WHNPA Multimedia Contest

Catherine will be judging the White News Photographers Association 2016 “Eyes of History” contest in the multimedia category. She joins fellow judges Evelio Contreras, a producer, shooter, and editor for CNN, and Rebecca Sell, a multimedia producer and photojournalist teaching at Ohio University. Open judging takes place at the National Geographic headquarters and museum in Washington …

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StoryMineMedia Featured in NPPA Magazine

Thanks to the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) and Seth Gitner for the nice feature in the November edition of News Photographer.  And shout out to fellow UNC J-school alum Carolyn Van Houten and of course, the fabulous Chad Stevens, also featured in the edition. If you’re an NPPA member, check out the whole article. If you’re not, …

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