Andrea Muraskin

Andrea Muraskin

multimedia journalist and producer

public health, urban development, podcasting, social media

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Indiana Lawmakers to Vote On Expanding Access to Overdose Antidote

Administered as an injection, or as a nasal spray, naloxone, also called Narcan, can bring someone from unconscious and barely breathing to sitting upright and speaking within about a minute....

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Don’t Let Fear Stop You From Helping: Even Hands-only CPR Can Save A Life

More than 326,000 people experience cardiac arrest outside of a hospital each year. About 90 percent of them die, often because bystanders don’t know how to start CPR or are afraid they’ll do it wrong....

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The Neighborhood Project: Public Safety, Perception and Pluck on the Westside

How does a rough neighborhood turn a corner? And when? As part of the Neighborhood Project, reporter Andrea Muraskin spent time in the Near Westside. she found that, when it comes to public safety, perception is powerful....

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The Neighborhood Project: In Garfield Park, Neighborhood Power Is Key

Neighbors in the Garfield Park neighborhood fought the opening of a charter school earlier this year, and are carefully -- and doggedly -- working to engineer the kind of future they want for the neighborhood....

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The Neighborhood Project: Race History Factors Into Rebuilding A Front Porch Neighborhood

When a new ethnic group moves into a more racially homogeneous neighborhood, tensions tend to arise. While well-intentioned people want to reach across that divide, they don’t always know how. Meridian-Kessler’s Zone 2 is a predominantly African-American area that’s seeing more white families move in. Can residents come together despite...

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Indy Schoolkids Focus on Yoga

The Mighty Lotus Foundation, a local yoga nonprofit, has been teaching yoga at two IPS schools this year. The organization's president says it wanted to offer students a way to deal with the stress they experience as kids, and "to learn, planting seeds so that when they grow they have...

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Better, Block By Block

Andrea Muraskin reports on the efforts in Keystone-Monon neighborhood to develop businesses at 46th and Evanston. The effort is helped by LISC and the Northeast Corridor Quality of Life Project. A recent 'better' block' event was held....

The Life Stories Project

... recall their adventures covering the 2012 Republican National Convention. This piece was produced by Andrea Muraskin, a former Y-Press staff member....