Alana Casanova-Burgess is a native New Yorker whose childhood was split between Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Samana peninsula in the Dominican Republic. She went (slightly) north to study at SUNY-Binghamton and stayed put to earn an M.A. from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and work as a freelance reporter. She is living the intern-turned-staff dream since starting as a graduate school intern with the show in 2010.
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Wednesday, November 07, 2012
When Travis Helwig and his girlfriend lost power in the West Village during Sandy, Twitter and Facebook went dark, too. His laptop lost charge, and cell service was down. So they turned on a rechargeable radio and listened by candlelight. When he went to “the Light Zone” to recharge the next day, he prioritized the radio before his phone.