Alison Lee Satake SPECIALIZING IN BUSINESS & SCIENCE REPORTING

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How Zooplankton Swim

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Marine biologist Karen Chan studies how microscopic animals swim in the ocean by filming and analyzing their movements. This video accompanied the publication of a research paper in the journal PLOS ONE and was featured by the National Science Foundation’s Science360 news site. How Zooplankton Swim from Alison Satake on Vimeo.

Dive to the Deepest Spot in the Ocean

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Filmmaker and explorer James Cameron tells a group of marine engineers about his historic solo-dive to the deepest part of the ocean, the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench. Cameron donated his one-person submersible, HOV DEEPSEA CHALLENGER, to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution as a contribution to ocean science. Dive to the […]

Scientists win multimillion dollar contract
Scientists win multimillion dollar contract

Cape & Plymouth Business Photos courtesy of Hydroid Radio story produced for NPR affiliate, WCAI Driven by the need to earn enough money to put their children through college, six scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute developed an underwater robot and brought it to market. “You have a bunch of people doing research, working really […]

Xinjiang Man
 Xinjiang Man

The Washington Post Mutallip Amar, a Uighur Muslim minority from China’s western province, Xinjiang, faces adversity while pursuing his dreams at university in the capital. Video for The Washington Post “Beijing Beat” web package. Xinjiang Man from Alison Satake on Vimeo.

Tibet’s Moment
Tibet's Moment

PBS FRONTLINE/World The next generation of Free Tibet activists are hip, tech savvy, and serious. In the days preceding the Olympic torch’s arrival in San Francisco, these activists scaled the Golden Gate Bridge to unfurl their message to the world. In this Dispatch for PBS FRONTLINE/World, fellow journalist Charlotte Buchen and I get an insider’s […]

Beijing Dream
Beijing Dream

The Washington Post A generation of college-educated Chinese immigrants came to the U.S., but missed China’s unprecedented economic boom. Chemist, Dan Xiong-wang muses over the gain and loss in chasing his dream. Video for The Washington Post “Beijing Beat” web package. Beijing Dream from Alison Satake on Vimeo.

Beijing’s Blaze
Beijing's Blaze

PBS FRONTLINE/World As the Beijing Olympic torch made its way around the world, it brought a swarm of worldwide controversies. With fellow journalist, Charlotte Buchen, I followed the issues and the torch’s arrival in San Francisco in a Dispatch for PBS FRONTLINE/World.

One Day on Ferry Slip
One Day on Ferry Slip

Wilmington Star-News Thousands of terns come to the man-made dredge islands off Wilmington, North Carolina to breed each year. Biologist, John Weske has tracked and tagged them over the past three decades. Follow Weske’s team for one day on Ferry Slip Island. One Day on Ferry Slip Island from Alison Satake on Vimeo.

The Amazingly Prestigious Nightlife Awards
The Amazingly Prestigious Nightlife Awards

Wilmington Star-News Check out the hottest spots in Wilmington, North Carolina in this web video highlighting the winners of the on-line nightlife poll. Hosted by nightlife columnist, Jarvis Slacks. The Wilmington Star-News from Alison Satake on Vimeo.

Music Video: Bibis Ellison
Music Video: Bibis Ellison

Wilmington Star-News Soulful singer/songwriter, Bibis Ellison shares her inspiration and one of her latest songs, “Lady of Nobody.” Music Video: Bibis Ellison from Alison Satake on Vimeo.

Music video: The Noseriders
Music video: The Noseriders

Wilmington Star-News The Noseriders surf band perform “Iron Sheik” at the Ocean Grill and Tiki Bar in Carolina Beach, North Carolina. Music Video: The Noseriders from Alison Satake on Vimeo.

Becoming Vivienne
Becoming Vivienne

What would you do if you were brilliant, had a successful career and marriage, but were filled with self-loathing? Would you have the courage to risk it all for the chance of becoming whole? Explore this in “Becoming Vivienne,” a story about love, transformation, and science. Becoming Vivienne from Alison Satake on Vimeo.