Articles By Shelby Boamah

In elementary school, Shelby Boamah memorized short stories and recited them in competitions throughout New York City. Now 21, she has already produced a documentary telling the story of a girl in the male-dominated world of boxing.


Nine years ago, the neighborhood where 77,000 people live, lost two health care facilities to flooding during Hurricane Katrina. The 215,000-square-foot New Orleans East Hospital is set to open June 26.


Donnalyn Anthony traveled to 10 countries and documented her journey with pictures. This is when Ms. Anthony discovered photography was her calling. At the Institute, she hopes to expand her knowledge of multimedia reporting.



The New York Times Student Journalism Institute in New Orleans for 2014 is now concluded. We will resume in May 2015 in Tucson, Arizona.

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The National Weather Service of New Orleans/Baton Rouge issued a flash flood watch Wednesday afternoon remaining into effect through Thursday evening.