Multimedia Storyteller in New York
Aleks Vayntraub is a NYC-based multimedia storyteller who works as a Graphic Designer and Writer for the New York Cosmos. Her diverse background also includes writing, photography, and video production/editing.
In the world of sports, she has covered soccer for 7 online media and 2 magazines, including FourFourTwo, worked for FC Dynamo Moscow and the New York Cosmos, and was featured on SB Nation. She has interviewed players like Austria national team winger Jakob Jantscher and Sheffield FC Ladies captain Carla Ward. Since 2011, she runs the GoalChatter soccer blog and weekly radio show.
Aleks has photographed a wide array of subjects in both digital and 35mm formats, as well as events in the NYC area (New York Comic Con, New York Anime Festival, Sakura Matsuri). Her photography has appeared in Schmap New York Guide.
Her video work includes highlights of the New York Cosmos’ Brooklyn debut at MCU Park. Most recently, she has produced concert videography for the Sounds of Music Performing ARTS, a Brooklyn-based music studio.
She holds a B.F.A. in Art and a B.A. in Film Production from Brooklyn College, where she also studied Broadcast Journalism.