Writing Samples

Here is sampling of my writing that has been published on various sites.

Fall 2017 — Cronkite News

These samples focus on various skills including writing, photography, 360 video and design.

Special project: Arizona law enforcement doesn’t reflect state’s diversity

New Phoenix Zoo exhibit teaches kids of all ages about dinosaurs, conservation

Trump’s DACA decision brings tears, uncertainty, determination for recipients (Photo by Tynin Fries)

Mission Possible Cafe provides community with Mexican cuisine, job training

Emergency response training teaches safety during fires, floods

Spring 2017—Cronkite News

These samples focus on various skills including writing, photography, data visualization and design. 

Downtown Phoenix struggles with affordable housing in midst of development

Poll: 41.8 percent of Arizona adults know someone with a prescription painkiller addiction: Tynin was the lead data visualist and designer for this long-form story, in addition to this visual version: Arizona’s relationship to prescription painkillers in 10 graphics

In Focus, episode 1: Service dog helps navigate life with autism: Tynin was on the team of reporters and designers who helped brand, produce and design this podcast and it’s concept.

Arizona law enforcement cautious of Trump order to enforce immigration laws (graphic by Tynin Fries/Cronkite News)

Hundreds of volunteers help document homeless during annual street count

Fall 2016—azcentral.com

These samples focus on my digital production internship at The Arizona Republic | azcentral.com. As a digital production intern I did not write these stories but packaged them for the website which includes formatting and editing. 

36 Phoenix-area dog parks for you to visit

Taste test: Which grocery store makes the best pumpkin pie?

AZ winter produce guide: From acorn squash to turnips, check out what’s in season Nov.-Feb.

Who says pumpkin is just for lattes and pie? 10 spots to enjoy the sweet, savory squash

Test your knowledge: Find out if you’re a true Arizonan

Spring 2016

California: A Model for Paid Parental Leave Policy Change

ASU baseball drops fifth straight game

LGBT community denounces support for Nowakowski

Former police officer sentenced to 23 years, lifetime probation

Phoenix Point-In-Time Count helps secure government funds

Fall 2015—ABC15

Sign up for Arizona universities’ alert systems

Mesa police reunite runaway tortoise, owner

100 acres of fire prescribed near Jacob Lake 

Arrests made in Phoenix human trafficking case with Scottsdale teen reported missing

President honors Phoenix Mercury for WNBA Championship, service 


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