"Meatloaf. I really always have mad respect for him."
-Eric "Eman" Clark, DIARY OF A DJ
"I was not impressed by the fact that there was no sink in the bathroom."
"There's no law that says you can't drum on a boat. No one's ever done it before."
-Gene W., HUDSON RIVER STORIES
I shoot and edit video (Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier). I'm also an experienced digital photographer and photo editor (Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator).
Trained as a journalist at Columbia University, I gained professional experience as a reporter, researcher and storyteller at several leading news organizations including the NY Daily News, The NY Post and The NY Times.
Pitching, sourcing and fact-checking stories
In addition to video, marketing copy and social media assets, I produce press releases, newsletters and blogs for the web. I'm also a proficient HTML coder and SEO facilitator.
Copywriting for SEO
Crew of 'Occu-Pirates' Gets the Nod to Protest Again Dnainfo.com
Story, Video, Photos
Lord of the Dance Shoe Unveils Comfy Glamour Brand The New York Times
New Sailors, Big City - NYC Kid Captains Hit the Hudson Sailing
Hungry for Change, NYC Millenial Rehabs Family Farm Central PA Magazine/WITF
Echoes of a Little Girl Lost on Staten Island 30 Years Ago Staten Island Advance
Word for Word: Bryant Park Reading Underwaternewyork.com
Goin' to Goa-Beaches, Wildlife & Techno on India's Coast The NY Daily News
Stella Zotis Fashion Show at Penn Station Blogging Project Runway
Nature, Video and Culture
Hudson River Stories
This site chronicles the influence of the Hudson River on the culture of New York City.
Camera specs, back stories and lessons learned while shooting from the hip.
Diary of a DJ
A series of monologues based on New York DJ Eric "Eman" Clark's early experiences in the music industry.
A forthcoming video journal of women coping with the New York real estate crunch
The event was absolutely amazing, and luckily Stacey Szewczyk, a journalist and multimedia producer and the mind behind Hudson River Stories, an excellent blog dedicated to the stories that flow from the Hudson River...was there to film it.
Stacey Szewczyk reports: A scrappy crew of Occupy Wall Street veterans that call themselves 'Occu-pirates' sailed out... once again on Saturday morning...Tom Fox, who put his 30-foot sailboat "The Druid" in the service of the OWS movement...
-Must-Reads from the WNYC News Hub
Filmmaker and journalist Stacey Szewczyk created a video about the Quaker parrots for her blog Hudson River Stories, which takes a look at how nature is gradually becoming a bigger piece of peoples lives in New York City.
Stacey Szewczyk is a talented journalist and video blogger who's written widely for news outlets including The New York Times. Her Blog, Hudson River Stories, provides a first-person perspective on life along the Hudson River.