Ali Oshinskie

Check out my portfolios of 

podcasts & radio

published writing

photo & design

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so far, so good

 
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writing

 

 
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Even the Bureau of Labor Statistics is confused about your employment situation

“Say you’re a part-time barista, part-time Uber driver, when-you-really-need-the-money-time IKEA-furniture-assembler, what kind of employed are you? Don’t worry, you’re not the only one asking the question: The Bureau of Labor Statistics is confused too.”

10/11/2018

 
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The best personal finance books for recent college grads

“If you’re getting your college grad a gift of money, you might want to include a book on how to put that present to good use. Financial planning might not be a priority — 70 percent of grads are finishing school with significant debt.”

05/18/2018

 
 

Hartford Courant

Lucian Wintrich Uproar Pops UConn's Political Bubble

"But an education is incomplete without friction. And an education is not an education if the content is curated toward a single political stance."

11/29/2017


THE ARTS PAPER

The Arts Paper Krikko

'You Gotta Know What You're Doing:' A Trip to the Hill Museum of Arts

“It’s almost like you’re dancing, your hands have to move in rhythm.”

11/30/2017

Picnic Season in the Sunken Garden

Poetry at the Hill-Stead Museum

06/2018


 

Hartford Courant PERSONAL ESSAYS

 

  Great People Are Touchstones Of My UConn Experience

"I am proud of UConn, not in its stadiums, but in its offices and hallways. So much of my education isn't represented in the glossy pages of an admissions booklet — I'm making my own brochure full of the unexpected relationships I've formed."

06/08/2016

Graduating With ADD And A Great Resume

"I consider uncovering my disability and learning how to manage it as genuine a success as my internships or grades. When I imagine you looking at only how I appear on the page, it feels like an incomplete picture of me."

11/16/2016


Honorable mentions

 

A blog post from my time as Marketing intern for the New Britain Museum of American Art

07/18/2016

 

A photos and concert review for WHUS Music

04/16/2016


 
 

hear ye,

here ye

 
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podcasts & radio


 
 
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Public Radio Fellow for The Exchange at New Hampshire Public Radio

The Exchange is New Hampshire's only locally produced call-in talk show, hosted by Laura Knoy. Started Jan 2019.

PRODUCED: RADIO

2.14.19: A Love Note To New Hampshire

2.12.19: A Look At Vaccinations In N.H., As Measles Cases Spike Elsewhere

2.4.19: A New National Strategy for Managing Pain

1.29.19: Two Years Of The Trump Administration: A N.H. Perspective

1.24.19: Home Heating for the New Hampshire Winter

PRODUCED: DIGITAL & WRITTEN

2.14.19: Your 'Love Notes' For N.H., Valentine's Day In The 603

2.09.19: Share Your Love for New Hampshire

1.24.19: Your Home Is Cold. Here’s How To Fix That.

1.18.19: We Put N.H. Legislators Up To The #TenYearChallenge

 
 

 

 
 
 

Freelance producer On NEXT NEW ENGLAND

A weekly radio show and podcast about New England in a time of change. Hosted by John Dankosky, out of Connecticut Public Radio. Produced March-May 2018.

PRODUCED

Episode 88: Saved 

 Episode 89: Marathon   

Episode 90: The Question 

 Episode 91: Finding Home 

 Episode 92: Belonging

 

 

Honorable Mentions


 
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INSIDE UCONN TIP 

A look at the biotech startup companies coming out of the University of Connecticut. Independently produced Fall 2017.

Listen here.


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Professors Are People Too

An English major's quest to find the person behind the Ph.D. My first podcast, produced as an independent study, Fall 2016.

Listen here.

 

 
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Podstories is a podcasting agency 

 
 
 
 

I produce podcasts for local businesses, Teach Workshops and consult for NEW podcasters. 

 
 
 

take a looksie

 
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design


 

Here are some of my favorite graphics I created for author and columnist, Gina Barreca. (Gina on Instagram.)

 
 

photography


I'm building my skills shooting manual with a DSLR. Here's a few of my faves.

 

skills


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She’s a pro

  • Adobe Audition

  • DALET

  • Producing/research

  • Writing

  • Field recording/tape syncs (see below)

  • RSS feed setup

  • Canva

  • Buffer

  • Google apps

  • Microsoft Suite


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here we go

  • News writing

  • Core Publisher

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Sound engineering/mixing

  • DSLR photography

  • Social media platforms

  • Squarespace

  • WordPress

  • MailChimp

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room to grow

  • Adobe InDesign

  • Adobe Premiere

  • Adobe Lightroom

  • ProTools


tape syncs


I’ve done tape syncs for NPR, Pacific Content, CBC and Marketplace.

  • TAPE SYNC/STRINGER: Marketplace “Why tariffs threaten to raise the cost of drinking water.” Listen at :45.

  • TAPE SYNC: CBC’s Tai Asks Why “Should We Trust Our Gut?” Listen at 11:30.

  • TAPE SYNC: Pacific Content’s Trailblazers, S3: E4. Listen at 30:35.

  • STUDIO SYNC: NPR’s All Things Considered for Elise Hu. Listen at 4:45.