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Ariane Wu

Ariane Wu

Series Producer, Multimedia

Biography

Ariane Wu is Series Producer, Multimedia for The Center for Investigative Reporting. She is passionate about discovering new ways of telling stories visually and through sound. She was previously a Fulbright scholar based in Beijing, as well as a new media fellow at the Asia Society. Ariane holds bachelor’s degrees in film studies and political science from UC Berkeley.

Articles

Criminal Justice

Post Script: Curious stories of the unexpected

Post Script is an original video series that unravels how some of mankind’s brightest ideas wound up taking an abrupt turn from their original design. Each bite-sized episode combines nuanced reporting with visually experimental short-form storytelling.

Oct 19, 2015
Food Security

The buzz(kill) about caffeine

Caffeine is arguably the most popular drug in America. But what do you really know about it? This short video explains how the beloved stimulant became the key ingredient in top-selling soft drinks and how those drinks came to be blended with foreign-made synthetic caffeine.

Aug 6, 2015
Environment

Man-made earthquakes: Fact or fiction?

Earthquakes in Oklahoma used to be something of a rarity, but a few years ago, that began to change. What’s going on? This short video explains why this is happening across the U.S. and who scientists think the culprits are.

Jun 30, 2015

Broken City Poets

Our new short documentary, produced with Youth Speaks, features young poets from Stockton, California, and shows how the facts and figures from our reporting helped them learn about the history of their community.

Jan 5, 2015
Criminal Justice

Escondidas en la Cosecha

Tres mujeres vinieron a los EE.UU. en busca de una vida mejor, pero lo que encontraron no fue el sueño americano. Vea lo que tuvieron que soportar para mantener a sus propias familias. CREDITS Director/producer: Ariane Wu Spanish-language producer: Daffodil Altan Illustrator: Marina Luz Reporters: Bernice Yeung, Grace Rubenstein, Hannah Mintz, Lauren Rosenfeld Executive producer:

Jul 10, 2013