by Brenna Cukier “Describe Freddie in one word.” This was the question I asked all of Freddie’s nearest and dearest, AKA: his co-workers at the Center for Family Life in Sunset Park. Each time, the recipient of the question took a moment to reflect before carefully selecting a word. These were a few of their […]
By Brenna Cukier “Here, that’s Fu Manchu…you know him? And that’s Spock from the Starship Enterprise…just came out of my head. This one I didn’t get to finish…” Two tan and weathered hands flick through a stack of pen drawings on printing paper. “This is our co-worker…she doesn’t work with us any more. This is Wonder […]
Brenna was born in Tempe, Arizona but moved to Auckland, New Zealand at age ten. She received her B.A. in journalism as a Robertson Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she reported for the student newscast for two years until she became the executive producer. During her sophomore year, she participated […]
We’re excited to announce that Brenna Cukier, Laura Doggett, and Nicholas Pilarski will be the 2015-2016 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows in New York City. Read more on the CDS Porch blog.