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Escaping Discrimination

December 2014 The story of Bianey Garcia, a 24-year-old transgender woman. Garcia helps LGBT immigrants stay in the U.S. and avoid persecution and “death sentences” back in their home countries where homosexuality is not accepted. Escaping From Discrimination from Denisse Moreno on Vimeo.


Refuge in Music

October 2014 The story of a 19-year-old jazz musician Alfredo Colon based in Harlem. Refuge in Music from Denisse Moreno on Vimeo.


Verbal Ase, ‘Beat Boxer From Outer Space’

April 7, 2014 Verbal Ase, is a beat boxer who performs for many New Yorkers in the subways during rush hour. Here is an insight of his childhood and accidental discovery of his talent. Denisse Moreno reports from Manhattan.


After Tragedy, Brooklyn Mother Starts Foundation for Children with Cancer

March 13, 2014 The story of a divorced mother of three in Brooklyn who knows tragedy but has been inspired by it. She turned her sorrow into a crusade for sick children. Denisse Moreno has her story.


Long Waits at NYC Emergency Rooms

February 26, 2014 In January, a 30-year-old man went to St. Barnabas’ emergency room in the Bronx for a rash. He was later found dead in the ER after waiting eight hours without seeing a doctor. But the long waits seem to be normal at New York City hospitals, Denisse Moreno has the story.


Terminated Union Workers Protest in Queens

January 29, 2014 Terminated Supermarket workers held a protest in Jackson Heights, Queens demanding the manager of the new supermarket at the location to give them their jobs back.


CUNY News Update

CUNY News Update December 16, 2013 Hosts: Natalie Abruzzo and Hakeem Mohammed Executive Producer: Denisse Moreno.


New Mayor to Ban Horse Carriages in NYC

December 11, 2013 Mayor elect Bill de Blasio says he will get rid of the traditional tourist attraction of Horse drawn carriages in New York City when he takes office next month.Denisse Moreno reports.


5 Pointz faces Demolition by Landlord

November 27, 2013 Known as the world’s ‘graffiti mecca’, 5 Pointz faces demolition after the landlord’s plan to replace it with two luxury towers. Denisse Moreno reports.


Isamar Tamayo: Starting to Walk Again

Isamar Tamayo is an 18-year-old student from Astoria, Queens, who is unlike most college students her age. She underwent surgery this summer on both sides of her hips because both of her femurs were deteriorating. After the operation she was forced to use a wheelchair and a walker while starting her college life.


Matias Rivera on Education and the New Mayor

NYCity News Service reporters asked scores of New Yorkers: “Tell us one thing the next mayor can do to make your life better.” For the full report, go to: http://election2013.nycitynewsservice.com


Benjamin Gonzalez, Successful and Loves being a Cosmetologist

Gonzalez owns a beauty salon in Jackson Heights, Queens, where his faithful Latino clients have helped his business thrive for more than 15 years.


What do the people of New York City want from the new mayor?

This is what people at Bryant Park had to say about the issues they want addressed.
September 12, 2014


Afternoon News Report Sep. 30, 2013

A live newscast by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism radio class.