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    Jere Hester accepts the ONA award.

    NYCity News Service “Missing” Project Earns National Online Journalism Award

    By Amy Dunkin | September 27, 2015 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News, Student News

    The special report, which tells the stories of missing New Yorkers, took top honors in the Student Projects/Large category.

    Admissions Director Colleen Marshall

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

    By Amy Dunkin | May 15, 2015 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News, Student News

    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

    By Amy Dunkin | May 11, 2015 | Featured News, News, Student News

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

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    Class of 2015 Students Land Top-Notch Internships for the Summer

    By Amy Dunkin | April 16, 2015 | Featured News, News, Student News

    Among the media outlets that will be hosting our students are the AP in Tokyo, The Marshall Project, MSNBC, Spanish-language El Diario, VICE Sports, Thomson Reuters, and Storyhunter.

    Francois Mori/AP

    Class of ’15 Student Lands Exclusive During Home Visit to Martinique

    By Amy Dunkin | January 15, 2015 | Featured News, Student News

    Cariba Party’s story on Officer Clarissa Jean-Philippe, the policewoman from Martinique murdered in Paris after the Charlie Hebdo attack, was published in The Daily News.

    Class of 2014

    Videos: Class of 2014 Commencement

    By Amy Dunkin | December 19, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News, Student News

    Hear the remarks of New York Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan, ’14 class speaker Oliver Morrison, ’07 alum Jego Armstrong and Dean Sarah Bartlett.

    Student reporters Derek Robert (left) and Reed Dunlea  Red Hook. (Photo by Jessica Bal, 15)

    Students Tackle Climate Challenge with Crowdsourcing Initiative

    By Amy Dunkin | October 9, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News, Student News

    An ambitious crowdsourcing project on climate change risk in New York includes real-time multimedia reporting from vulnerable communities, data collection on residents’ views, and community engagement efforts via social media.


    Tow-Knight Fellows Present their Startup Projects

    By Amy Dunkin | June 24, 2014 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News, Student News

    Our 2014 class of fellows finished out the year with stellar presentations before 18 distinguished panelists on the final day of the semester.


    NY-Area TV Magazine Show Spotlights AdaptNY Project

    AdaptNY, which launched a year ago June, aims to explore improved media coverage of the New York area’s preparations for future climate change risks in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

    Deadline Club winners

    Deadline Club Scholarship of $2,500 Goes to Class of 2014 Student Rachael Levy

    By Amy Dunkin | May 30, 2014 | Featured News, News, Student News

    She was one of four local journalism students chosen to receive a $2,500 scholarship from The Deadline Club Foundation, adding to the Google Journalism Fellowship she won this year.