ArticlesZameena's writing has been featured on a variety of websites, newspapers and blogs
Quartz is a digitally native news outlet, born in 2012, for business people in the new global economy. Owned by Atlantic Media Co., it publishes bracingly creative and intelligent journalism with a broad worldview, built primarily for the devices closest at hand: tablets and mobile phones. Zameena currently reports as Quartz’s editorial intern, writing stories on technology, finance, commerce and other money matters.
Footwear News is the publication of record for senior footwear and fashion executives, providing an insider’s perspective on top news, trends and strategies. FN covers the retailing, manufacturing and financial aspects of the footwear industry. Zameena reported as FN’s summer editorial intern in 2016, writing stories on fashion brand campaigns, emerging technology, trade regulations and company earnings, among other topics.
Zameena is a contributing blogger and member of The Inbetween, a blog dedicated to highlighting the experiences of young adults transitioning from classroom to internship, and college to entry level. The collective posts twice a week, sharing real-life experiences about what it means to be a student, an intern, an employee, and most importantly, someone trying to figure it all out.
For the 2014-2015 academic year, the SUNY New Paltz Admissions Office selected six students to be New Paltz Bloggers. They vary in majors and years, allowing for a diverse bunch of writers. As an NP Blogger for the College’s Admissions Office, she wrote weekly posts about academic and extracurricular highlights going on in her senior year. Her target audience consisted of prospective students and their families — through compelling accounts of her time at the College, she strived to show all of SUNY New Paltz’s great facets.
Every week she published at least two articles for the SUNY New Paltz’s weekly newspaper The New Paltz Oracle. Although she mostly covered Arts & Entertainment stories, she also contributed to the News and Features sections. Previously served as Arts & Entertainment Editor, Copy Editor and Staff Writer.
As the Media Relations & Marketing intern for the SUNY New Paltz Office of Communication & Marketing, Zameena published one to two articles a week to the News Hub, the college’s primary news source of events occurring on campus and in the community. She has also worked on longer-form articles for the bi-annual New Paltz Magazine and the alumni newsletter Connect.
When nature on the Rail Trail is so close and available, it’s difficult to resist wandering off the beaten path. But as ready as some are to jump at adventure past the brush, Lyme-hosting ticks have made this stretch of trail of their home. Here are the stories from members of the Town of New Paltz who often take to the Rail Trail, a five-minute walk from Main Street in downtown New Paltz, and how they prepare for traveling an area where they know they are at risk of being exposed to ticks.
Every Monday and Thursday night, Eleanor Hugh drives from New Paltz to Hyde Park Roller Magic for roller derby practice. Wood-paneled walls and a brown-carpeted floor lead to the rink’s sitting and gaming area. At 19, Hugh, a second-year student at SUNY New Paltz, is one of the youngest girls in the Hudson Valley Horrors Roller Derby league (HVHRD). Established in 2006, HVHRD is the world’s first non-urban, flat-track women’s roller derby league, and part of the grass-roots derby revival.