CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

NYCity News Service Wins SPJ’s First “Best in Show” Award

September 21, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The MOEy award recognizes the best of the best in collegiate journalism from among more than 4,100 entries in SPJ’s 2014 Mark of Excellence Awards competition.

Seeking Program Director for New Spanish-language Journalism Initiative

September 19, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The CUNY J-School seeks candidates with a passion for creating a world-class graduate program aimed at bilingual journalists who want to serve the Hispanic media market in the U.S.

CUNY J-School to Train Bilingual Journalists for Spanish-language Media

September 18, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The new initiative would create the preeminent professional education and training hub for journalists interested in covering U.S. Hispanic communities and issues relevant to them.

New York Times Student Journalism Institute to Reside at CUNY J-School

September 18, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The annual two-week program is open to student members of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) and National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), as well as May graduates of an historically black college or university.

Apply Now for McGraw Business Reporting Grants Up to $15,000

September 17, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The McGraw Fellowships enable accomplished journalists to do the deep reporting to produce a distinguished investigative or enterprise business story.

Clips of the Week

September 11, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out some of our latest links – including Emrys Eller’s story for The Guardian about a couple’s plea for assisted dying rights.

New Ravitch Grants to Support In-depth Fiscal Reporting Projects

September 8, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The new fellowship program will make at least three awards to reporters for up to $15,000 each. The deadline for the first round of grants is October 16.

Seeking a Director of Alumni Services

August 27, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The J-School’s Director of Alumni Services is responsible for the planning and implementation of programs and projects that strategically engage alumni and provide tangible benefits to alumni. This is a half-time position (20 hours/week) that reports to the associate dean.

Knight-VICE Innovators Fund Announces Support For First Four Projects

August 13, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The $500,000 fund gives financial backing to journalists from around the world working on projects that have the potential to transform the way people relate to news.

NYCity News Service Projects Named Finalists in National Competition

August 11, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

“Counterfeit Ed” and “The Missing” (pictured above) made the cut in the Online News Association’s Online Journalism Awards competition. The winner will be announced Sept. 26.

CUNY J-School Offers Funding for Investigative Stories about New York City

August 2, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The goal is to help fill the widening gap that has emerged as newspapers and other media reduce their support for expensive and time-consuming investigative projects.

Three Veteran Journalists Win McGraw Business Reporting Grants

July 22, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Their projects will explore cyber-attacks on the international financial system, Nicaraguan plans to build an extensive shipping canal, and the impact on the Cuban economy of restored relations with the U.S.

Meet the Inaugural Class in our Social Journalism Master’s Program

July 20, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The 14 pioneers in our new M.A. degree program have chosen communities they will serve and are developing strategies to engage them.

Marie Gilot to Head New Professional Development Program at CUNY J

July 13, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Gilot, who comes to CUNY from the Knight Foundation, will lead an educational initiative aimed at teaching working journalists the skills they need in a rapidly evolving profession.

Associate Dean Mendelson Co-Authors Scholarly Article on Journalism’s Future

May 22, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

An essay in The Communication Review concludes that focusing on technology alone will not solve the industry’s problems.

J-School Captures Honors at Silurian Awards

May 20, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Cole Rosengren was given an award in memory of the journalist Dennis Duggan while the NYCity News Service’s “Stop the Mold” project took home a top prize.

CUNY J-School Gets Ready For Its Largest, Most Diverse New Class Ever

May 15, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Some 120 students have enrolled in its core master’s in journalism degree program, 20% more than in any of class in its history. And, for the first time, more than half of the students (52%) are persons of color or from other underrepresented minority groups.

Tow-Knight Fellow María Sánchez Díez Captures $10,000 Scholarship — and Other Award News

May 11, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Plus, Michaela Ross, ’15, gets New York Financial Writers’ prize and Roxanne Scott, ’14, is chosen for women’s African reporting fellowship.

Ravitch Fiscal Reporting Program to Address Puerto Rico’s Financial Crisis

May 11, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Journalists interested in attending a one-day seminar to strengthen their background knowledge of the island’s troubled economy must apply by May 20th.

Clips of the Week

May 8, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out some of latest links – including Reed Dunlea’s Daily News video of arrests made during local protests stemming from the Freddie Gray case.