Oresti Tsonopoulos

Oresti Tsonopoulos is a multimedia storyteller who lives in Brooklyn, New York. His videos for The New York Times have been featured on JetBlue flights and his musician-centric pieces for NBC New York have been featured in taxi cabs across NYC.

Stories By Oresti Tsonopoulos

A Cancer-Surviving Composer’s Extraordinary Movement

A sudden and rare brain tumor leads to an accomplished musician’s brush with death and a gap between his brain and his body – but Anthony Ptak will make music any way he can.

The Subway’s No. 1 Charmer

Inside the cramped and crazed subways of New York, a colorful conductor on the 1 train brightens commutes with off-script announcements.


Kurt Thometz’s Little Black Bookshop

How a white kid from rural Minnesota who was raised to be racist grew up to become one of the country's foremost collectors of black literature.