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MNN Host becomes NYC Civil Court Judge

MNN Host becomes NYC Civil Court Judge

December, 21, 2018 • 3 min read

 

Courtroom #325, in the NY City Civil Court building was standing room only last night, when more than two hundred people huddled together to watch Shahabuddeen Ally be sworn in as the first Muslim male Civil Court Judge in New York City. 

“Sha” Ally, as he is known to his friends, is an accomplished attorney who has an incredible personal story about immigrating from Guyana at a young age with his six other siblings. His success is nothing short the American dream. Not only is he the first Muslim male elected to the bench in New York City, he is also the first Indian Caribbean judge in New York State.  

Alternate Visions: Bold Proposals to Solve the New York Housing Crisis

MNN and the Museum of the City New York have partnered to broadcast Alternate Visions: Bold Proposals to Solve New York Housing Crisis, as part of their larger initiative “Housing Tomorrow’s City”, this program tackles the New York housing crisis. While rapid development has occurred in the affordable housing sector, many New Yorkers are being priced out of the city, causing some residents to question whether or not existing affordable housing plans are effective enough. During the event, four speakers will propose four distinct proposals that reframe the City’s current approach to housing. 

Producer Spotlight: Kristian Sookdeo

Producer Spotlight: Kristian Sookdeo

December, 18, 2018 • 2 min read

Kristian Sookdeo was introduced to MNN in early 2018 when his wife encouraged him to go to an MNN Orientation with her. Kristian completed MNN’s Video Editing with Adobe Premiere CC course and fell in love with editing.

Compressing Audio in Adobe Premiere CC

Compressing Audio in Adobe Premiere CC

December, 13, 2018 • 5 min read

 

In your videos, do you ever have vocals that are too quiet in some places and too loud in others? Do you want consistent volume in your productions? In this post, we’ll show you how to achieve this through the use of compression in Adobe Premiere.

Producer Spotlight: Jacqueline Kennedy

Producer Spotlight: Jacqueline Kennedy

December, 11, 2018 • 2 min read

Jacqueline Kennedy became involved with MNN after she attended a Firehouse Orientation session in May of 2018.  Soon after, she completed her first certification course, Basic Studio Production. Jacqueline continues to study TV production at MNN by assisting other producers with their studio productions.