While working as a content and video producer at a major news network in 2016...I realized that I was getting burned out. Not because of the industry itself, but because I noticed that there was a focus on sharing news that involved casualties, unfortunate circumstances, and scandals. And I understood the reasons behind that- it resulted in more clicks!
However, it was during that same time, I decided to take a step back to figure out what I wanted to do with my career. In fact, I ended up working in pharmacies as a Pharmacy Technician (had a license since high school since journalists aren't paid that much- shocker) and then later got my UX/UI certification.
While working on some UX projects, I finally realized what I was missing... While working as a journalist, I LOVED covering stories about people and organizations who CHOSE to give back to their community. In fact, till this day I will always cherish my days as a reporter in Dedham, MA because of how involved that whole community was. If
you lived there...you cared!
I want to write those stories again! I want to feature those kind of stories on this site because it can become a reminder that we are human. That we do love. That we do care. That we can give back. I understand that is not every person...but at least it can show that loving humans do exist and they are not just a myth. New York is my hometown and is my heart. So I want to showcase those New Yorkers that are making a difference across the state (and not just in NYC).
So welcome to Emperial Samaritan! I hope that you can read these stories about these amazing New Yorkers, and maybe you yourself may want to give back in some way.
Chat with you all soon,
Editor & Founder
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