Contributor Mike Schuh is a multiple Emmy and Edward R. Murrow award winner who is a nationally recognized Faculty Member at the National Press Photographers Association’s, (NPPA), News Video Workshop, the world’s premiere television news instructional seminar. Mike has spent a career mastering breaking news live shots while managing overlapping deadlines on multiple media platforms. Mike quickly turns raw information into memorable stories. As a storytelling instructor and mentor he has helped thousands of colleagues find stories, connect with people and produce meaningful work.

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March 3, 2022

A church's journey

Baltimore Memorial Episcopal Church, stands not far from where Baltimore Police killed Freddie Gray, was founded by two wealthy slave-owners in the 1860s. In August 2020, the church removed two plaques honoring the men and the church “says it will spend $500,000 over the next five years to establish a fund intended as reparations for slavery.”

January 4, 2022

Building his legacy through mentorship

All athletes are taught to overcome adversity. But what happens to those who are not equipped to deal with adversity off the field of play? In Baltimore, a former Johns Hopkins star athlete saw students who, no matter their athletic talent, were washing out of college because of the inequities that came when growing up in some of the toughest neighborhoods in America.

October 5, 2021

Racial awakening leads to organizational introspection, action

University of Maryland-Baltimore’s Chief Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Officer and Vice President Diane Forbes Berthoud sees her job as one that fosters strategies to generate empathy for others and benefits students, faculty and the surrounding community.

May 13, 2021

Cool ‘healing waters’ wash away pandemic anxieties

A bracing dip weekly in the 40- to 50- degree waters off the Chesapeake Bay provides an outlet for a small, but determined, group of swimmers from the Washington, D.C., area.

February 3, 2021

Moms who opted out have hard time opting back in

Stay-at-home moms say the job gap is a tough obstacle to hurdle, especially in a pandemic. And even if they get a job, the pay is often far less than the compensation they left behind.