CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

J-School Captures Three First-Place SPJ Awards, Among a Dozen Honors

April 26, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

J-School news outlets took 12 awards in the Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Awards competition for Region 1. (Photo by: Tina Pamintuan) The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism’s NYCity News Service won three first-place awards – including Best Independent Online Student Publication – Saturday in the Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence […]

Clips of the Week

April 25, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out some of our reporters’ latest links – including Natalie Fertig and Danny Lewis’ WNYC report on a proposed reimagined horseless carriage. Check out some of the latest links from our reporters: •Natalie Fertig and Danny Lewis’ package on a proposed reimagined horseless carriage made WNYC. •More great J-School teamwork: Pamela Granda and recent […]

Silurian Society Chooses Rosa Goldensohn, ’14, for Duggan Prize

April 23, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Photo by John Smock The Society of Silurians, the nation’s oldest press club, has chosen Rosa Goldensohn from the Class of 2014 to receive the Dennis Duggan Prize. The prize is given annually to a CUNY J-School student for outstanding work in school and for professional potential. It will be awarded at a dinner on […]

Clips of the Week

April 11, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out our latest links – including Alessandra Malito’s Wall Street Journal story about the upcoming anniversaries of the 1939 and 1964 World’s Fairs.

J-School Gets Grant for Public Housing Mold Project

April 4, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

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2013 Project is Finalist for Best Student Investigation in the Nation

April 3, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

’13 alum Erin Horan’s indepth look at the New York City Police Department’s history of shooting innocent bystanders was honored in this year’s Investigative Reporters & Editors awards competition.

Erin Horan’s Project is Finalist for Best Student Investigation in the Nation

April 3, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

’13 alum Erin Horan’s indepth look at the New York City Police Department’s history of shooting innocent bystanders was honored in this year’s Investigative Reporters & Editors awards competition.

Seeking Business Journalists to be McGraw Fellows

April 2, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

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Clips of the Week

March 28, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out some of our latest links – including Jenna O’Donnell’s DNAInfo.com story about an increase in abandoned rabbits.

2013 Grad Kevin Convey Named Journalism Chair at Quinnipiac University

March 27, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Newspaper veteran and recent CUNY J-School graduate Kevin R. Convey has been named chair of the Department of Journalism at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT.

Seeking Business Journalists to be McGraw Fellows

March 27, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Applications are now open for The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism, a new program to support in-depth, ambitious coverage of critical issues related to the U.S. economy and business.

Rachael Levy, ’14, Named One of Ten Google Journalism Fellows

March 24, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The Class of 2014′s Rachael Levy has won a 10-week Google Journalism Fellowship to do research, produce multimedia pieces and write blog posts this summer for the West Africa desk of the Committee to Protect Journalists in New York. She will also spend one week with the nine other 2014 fellows at Google’s headquarters in […]

Clips of the Week

March 14, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out our reporters’ latest links – including Oresti Tsonopoulos’ video interview with Emma Thompson for The New York Times. Congrats to all on our 12 winning entries in the Society of Professional Journalist Mark of Excellence Awards for Region 1. We’ll find out exactly where our winners placed in the competition on April 26. […]

Students, Alumni Rack Up 2014 Honors

March 12, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Alumni and students have been making the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism proud as they claim awards and fellowships in top journalism competitions. Here’s a list of recent winners: * Jordan Davidson, ’13, won a fellowship from the Association of Health Care Journalists to attend the AHCJ’s annual conference from Mar. 27-30 in Denver. * […]

J-School Captures 12 SPJ Excellence Awards

March 10, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

  J-School media outlets – 219 West, the AudioFiles podcast and the NYCity News Service – were cited for work that included the News Service’s coverage of Superstorm Sandy’s aftermath. CUNY Graduate School of Journalism news outlets – including 219 West TV news magazine, the AudioFiles podcast and the NYCity News Service – scored a […]

A Storytelling Tradition Continues

March 6, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

By Jacob Passy Class of 2014 Students in Michael Lysak’s Audio News Writing and Reporting class kept a three-year tradition alive, converging on a venue outside the CUNY J-School for a night of storytelling and fun. The annual event, inspired by public radio’s Moth Radio Hour, involves students telling five-minute tales onstage in front of […]

Clips of the Week

February 28, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

(Photos by Skyler Reid) As March gets ready to roar in like a (frozen) lion, check out some hot clips: •Skyler Reid, working out of South Africa, scored a pair of front-page photos for the Mail & Guardian (see above). •Pat Gillespie’s report on budgeting disparities between Business Improvement Districts in Manhattan and the rest […]

2014 Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Fellows Get to Work on Their Projects

February 26, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism’s 2014 fellowship program has kicked off with an enthusiastic, highly skilled group of journalists. A Fulbright scholar from Argentina and professionals from Japan, Germany, India, Brazil,  England and Slovakia are among the 15 members of this year’s cohort. “We are thrilled to have identified this talented group of journalists […]

Clips of the Week

February 14, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out our latest links – including Caroline Lewis’ Gotham Gazette story about a push to restrict solitary confinement. Just in time for your holiday weekend viewing, listening and reading pleasure: Check out some of the latest links from our reporters: •Melanie Bencosme’s interactive map showing the LGBTQ policies of past Winter Olympic host countries […]

Meet the 2014 Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Journalism Fellows

February 6, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Every spring semester, the Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism program gives a group of fellows — outstanding mid-career journalists, recent journalism school graduates, and other promising applicants — a chance to focus on innovative approaches to journalism and develop startup projects in close consultation with faculty advisers and mentors. The 15-week program is offered through […]