Darragh Worland is a multiplatform journalist who has worked for major news media in print at Metro and the New York Sun, in television at ABC News, Reuters Video News, and NY1, and for the web at Foxnews.com and NY1.com, where she has written both news and features. As a senior multimedia producer for MSN Money, Darragh pitched, shot, and edited financial news video, wrote scripts, and coordinated charts and graphics during the financial crisis.
She helped launch the first multimedia reporting course for graduate students at NYU's Department of Journalism and runs the multimedia lab for the Local East Village blog, a collaboration between NYU and The New York Times. Since 2011, Darragh has been the New York program manager for the News Literacy Project (NLP), bringing journalists and a curriculum of lessons to middle school and high school students to teach them to be smarter news consumers in the digital age.
Darragh provided actionable information I can directly apply to both my current job and my career in general. -- Melanie Medina "This class was a great introduction to multimedia. Darragh was always interested in our projects, knew her subject well, and guided us through the maze of programs and applications." -- Jessica Robertson "This is a great way to put your toes in the water of multimedia journalism. You'll learn programs to build your multimedia journalism toolbelt. Darragh is well-informed, thorough, helpful, and friendly." -- Sehnita Joshua Mattison "Darragh is a gifted teacher who is very giving of both her time and expertise. This was a truly wonderful class." -- Susan McLennan "Darragh is an excellent instructor. She has great advice to offer any journalist trying their hand at multimedia. Her knowledge and real life experience offer an enriching and supportive environment." -- Brenda Porter-Rockwell "Darragh is an experienced multimedia instructor who provides a balanced introduction to a challenging process. She was available with help and suggestions every step of the way." -- Joe Cox "Darragh's class was the first online course I'd ever taken and I was a bit nervous. Would I learn as much as I could in-person? Would it be worth the time and money? I can unreservedly say, yes, yes, and yes! The scope of the content and the instructor's level of engagement and responsiveness was fantastic. I completed the class with a finished multimedia piece and tons of tangible skills." -- Brooke ONeill