Social/Digital Media

As an intern with MSNBC Digital, I wrote social copy for Twitter and Facebook, created Instagram graphics, and produced web clips for two semesters. The following are posts I curated for MSNBC.

Web Clips

“Mika remembers late journalist Cokie Roberts,” Morning Joe, Sept. 18, 2019

“Ari Melber: I have never seen a day in the Trump presidency like this,” MSNBC Live, Nov. 20, 2019

“Numbers contradict President Trump’s reason for withholding aid from Ukraine,” Morning Joe, Sept. 25, 2019

“Impeachment inquiry holds final hearing before House enters articles of impeachment,” Hardball, Dec. 9, 2019


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“Vanishing New York”

A short news feature about the rise in number of empty storefronts in New York City. Created as a class project for New York University’s Multimedia Reporting course with Professor Phil Rosenbaum. Edited and co-produced by Natasha Roy.

“Love & Sex Issue: Couples Edition”

Video for “Love & Sex Issue: Couples Edition,” published in Washington Square News on Feb. 11, 2018.

Story by Natasha Roy
Produced by Natasha Roy
Shot by Julia Saliba and Natasha Roy
Edited by Julia Saliba and Alana Beyer


Final project for the course “Documenting the African City” at NYU Accra. Story, script, research, camerawork, editing, and production by Natasha Roy (NYU CAS ’20) and Lizzy Essiedu (NYU Tisch ’20).

Abena from Natasha Roy on Vimeo.


Here are some of my best writing clips.

NBC News
“Maitreyi Ramakrishnan tackles Desi American teenhood in Mindy Kaling’s new Netflix series,” April 27, 2020

“How queer South Asian American representation helps reduce community’s stigma,” March 11, 2020

“Women who left N.Y. for China amid U.S. coronavirus outbreak document their journey,” March 31, 2020

“Scientists find Australian wildfire smoke has circled the globe,” Jan. 15, 2020

“N.Y. physician assistant leaves family practice for ‘war zone’ of a coronavirus hospital,” May 1, 2020

“NY attorney general launches hotline for people to report discrimination related to coronavirus,” March 24, 2020

The Juggernaut
“Kamala Harris Leaves Young South Asians Divided,” Aug. 18, 2020

The Diaspora on Brown TikTok,” June 18, 2020

The Interlude
“How High School Journalists in Georgia are Pushing Through an Uncertain Academic Year,” Aug. 31, 2020

Washington Square News
“Retaining Faith While Abroad,” Oct. 1, 2018

“CAS Dean Gene Jarrett: A Semester In,” March 19, 2018

“RJ Khalaf,” Dec. 7, 2017

“SPS Changes Lead to Firing of 10 Faculty Members,” May 22, 2017

“Prospective Students and Protests Flood Weekend on the Square,” April 22, 2017

“Paige Alenick: The Toothbrush Fairy,” March 23, 2017

“NYU Ranks Highest in International Student Enrollment and Study Abroad Placement,” Nov. 16, 2017

“Tisch New Theatre Runs Into Drama,” Jan. 23, 2017

Straus News
“Subway inaccessibility is a burden for many,” Aug. 31, 2018

“The battle over Elizabeth Street Garden,” July 2, 2018

“To their health,” July 25, 2018

Appen Media Group
“Millennials campaign for special election candidates,” June 14, 2017

“First Forsyth Jewish synagogue to open,” June 7, 2017