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Generation Stuck

How does it feel to be young in this struggling economy? As the country recovers from the huge economic downturn, a generation of young Americans are left feeling overqualified, underemployed, and overwhelmed. Stuck.

Kat & Sam

We teamed with WBUR to tell the story of Generation Stuck through two 20-somethings who have been deeply affected. Kat & Sam became the entry point for a lively conversation with the community that started on the radio and went online, logging several hundred comments in the process.

Return to Roots

Upstatement was born in the newsrooms of The Daily Orange, New York Times, and Boston Globe. As in our days designing for newspapers, this project had us juggling lots of content (audio, video, photos, text, and more in every chapter) and organizing everything into a simple compelling narrative — all on a tight deadline.