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    Seeking a Director of Alumni Services

    By Amy Dunkin | August 27, 2015 | Alumni News, News

    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.

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    Alumni Fritzie Andrade and Collin Orcutt Win 2015 Webby Awards

    By Marisa Osorio | April 28, 2015 | Alumni News, Articles, Featured News, News

    Andrade, ’08 and Orcutt, ’09 won for a Copenhagen travel video and for shining a spotlight on homeless young athletes.

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    Visual Journalist Almudena Toral, ’10, Chosen for Inaugural Women’s Media Leadership Academy

    By Amy Dunkin | March 13, 2015 | Alumni News, Featured News

    Toral, who taught web video at the CUNY J-School, is one of 25 selected for the ONA-Poynter seminar aimed at training women to be leaders in media.

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    Carla Murphy, ’09, Awarded Reporting Fellowship

    By Marisa Osorio | January 24, 2015 | Alumni News, News

    Carla Murphy, ’09, a reporter/blogger for Colorlines.com, is a 2015 John Jay/H.F. Guggenheim Reporting Fellow. Murphy is among 20 journalists in the country to receive…

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    BuzzFeed’s Kate Nocera, ’09, Shares Congressional Reporting Award

    By Amy Dunkin | December 12, 2014 | Alumni News, Featured News, News

    Class of ’09 alum Nocera and her BuzzFeed colleagues Greg Johnsen and John Stanton have been awarded the Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress this year.


    Tanzina Vega, ’07, Named to The Huff Po’s Top 40 Latinos in Media List

    By Amy Dunkin | September 6, 2014 | Alumni News, Featured News, News

    The Huffington Post’s LatinoVoices blog says this has been a really great year for Latino talent in American media. And a big part of the reason is ’07 alum Tanzina Vega, who created the Race and Ethnicity beat this year at The New York Times.

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    Chris Dell Tapped for Bizdom Cleveland Accelerator

    By Marisa Osorio | August 15, 2014 | Alumni News

    Chris Dell, a 2014 Tow-Knight fellow, was invited to join the Bizdom Cleveland accelerator, NBA owner Dan Gilbert’s technology investment firm. Dell will be taking…


    Anika Anand Named 2014 ONA MJ Bear Fellow

    By Marisa Osorio | August 4, 2014 | Alumni News

    Anika Anand, ’12, director of engagement at Chalkbeat, an education news network, has been named a 2014 Online News Association MJ Bear Fellow. ONA, the…

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    Simone Sebastian Heads to The Washington Post

    By Marisa Osorio | June 25, 2014 | Alumni News, Business & Economics

    Simone Sebastian, ’10, will be the new deputy editor of The Washington Post’s new digital magazine PostEverything starting July 14. “Simone is currently the editor…


    Hannah Rappleye and Lisa Riordan Seville Begin “Legacy of Mass Incarceration” Project

    By Marisa Osorio | June 15, 2014 | Alumni News

    2010 Alumnae Hannah Rappleye and Lisa Riordan Seville are raising money to start a new project–a yearlong look at the legacy of 40 years of…