As a Video Journalist at the NYT, I covered many stories in and around the New York City area. In general, these pieces were produced to accompany print stories that originated on either the Metro desk or the since-retired City Room blog.
Many people feel the tug between family and work. Tawana Gilbert left her job as an accounting supervisor and spent her retirement savings to help keep her teenage son from slipping into drug addiction.
Remember the summertime thrill of leaping off a diving board? Since the 1970s it has gotten harder to find in New York, as diving boards have steadily disappeared from the city’s pools.