TV & Video
Something’s brewing in the District. Beer made right here in D.C. is once again flowing through the city’s taps for the first time in more than half a century. And people in town are raising their glasses to new, local brews.
Beer production in the States is now at its highest levels since before prohibition, and the District is no exception — by the end of 2011, the city will be home to at least four new full-scale production breweries that are already defining D.C.’s local craft brewing culture.
And as these up-and-coming brewmasters will tell you, D.C. is a very thirsty town.
Filmed, edited and produced by Kate Musselwhite. Featured on Washington’s NBC4 Nonstop cable program.
Metro’s long-range planning office is trying to entice more people to bike or walk to their stations. Their new plan says, otherwise, they’ll have to add expensive parking spaces – possibly up to 40,000 of them.
Kristin Haldeman, with WMATA Office of Long-Range Planning, heads up the project to improve security, access and storage for bikers and their wheels. They plan to add bike racks at some of the high-ridership stations in the metro area like Braddock Road, Bethesda and Columbia Heights. …Full story and video here.
The headbangers boxing club is part of the D.C. Parks and Recreation Amateur Boxing Program, and nearly 50 under-served neighborhood kids come to practice there after school each week.
Kate Muselwhite reports on how these young boxers are learning the ropes … both inside and outside the ring. …Full story and video here.
With the 2012 presidential campaign underway, President Obama is looking to re-take the key battleground states that helped vote him into office in 2008. Kate Musselwhite reports live in the District Wire News studio on how this raises the stakes for a Senate race in Washington’s own backyard.
Democrat Tim Kaine will likely be facing off with Republican George Allen for the title of Virginia Senator, and many say the twenty-twelve race is shaping up to be one of the most watched, most expensive and most significant races in the country. …Full story and video here.
Experts say clothes will be more expensive any day now thanks to a spike in cotton prices. Consumer spending might be inching its way back up, Americans are still looking for deals in the dressing room.
A new report shows that resale is the fastest growing segment of the clothing industry, making it a multi-billion dollar business. Consignment sales have been increasing steadily for the past few years and new consignment shops are popping up all over the country at an impressive rate – including right here in the D.C. area. …Full story and video here.
The Executive Director Academy is a leadership development program for the executive directors of nonprofit organizations in Guilford County, N.C.
This promotional video was filmed, edited and produced by Kate Musselwhite, with support from Discovery Learning, Inc.
All eyes are on Libya as the U.S. and its allies try to curb violent attacks by the government on the people there. As airstrikes continue to target forces fighting for Moammar Gadhafi, President Obama responds to critics who are questioning the motives behind the mission in Libya. …Full story and video here.
Nearly a week after the devastating earthquake and tsunami that killed more than 8,000 people and left hundreds of thousands homeless, the disaster is still unfolding in Japan. Local college students with Japanese roots are watching the situation in Japan closely, and working together to do everything they can to help their friends and family from here. Full story and video here…
A 30-minute newscast co-produced by Kate Musselwhite…
The latest on deadly protests in North Africa and the Middle East; an exclusive interview with a former State Department senior official on what comes next for the middle east; the looming government shutdown; the first major overhaul to academic regulations at AU in 25 years; Facebook’s new gay-friendly status options; budget cuts at the National Zoo; and a nearby historic neighborhood recently named one of the country’s top destinations. Full newscast here…