Valley Reality is the work of journalism capstone classes at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University. The class was made possible, in part, by a PILOT grant from the National Association of Broadcasters.

You can read more about the idea that spawned the site from these sources:

Valley Reality is also a proud partner with the Game Research and Immersive Design (GRID) Lab at Ohio University. Read the lab’s coverage of the project as well.

WOUB, a PBS-affiliate at Ohio University, profiled Valley Reality on Newswatch@Noon In-Depth. An online summary is posted on their site.

Watch the segment below:

Watch an excerpt of an interview with one of our producers, Jackson Schroeder, below: