Student and
Alumni Work

Return of the Rats: Budget Cuts Mean a Free Lunch for Rodents

For THE CITY, Peter Senzamici ’20 documents how the pandemic is a win for a growing menace to neighborhoods.  

Funded But Forgotten

This award-winning multimedia project by Megan Conn, Georgina Hallowell, Larisa Karr and Modou Nyang of the Class of ’19 explores how New York teens in foster care can be abandoned by the system.

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The Coronavirus Chronicles

How New York is adapting to the COVID-19 crisis, as reported by the student-powered NYCity News Service.

Coping with COVID-19

219West, the J-School’s TV magazine program, produced this nationally honored look at how families are confronting the pandemic, from coast to coast and across the Atlantic.

How We Heal

An award-winning multimedia look at the world of alternative medicine in New York.

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Food Plight

A news-making investigation of tainted food and unsanitary conditions in New York City’s public-school cafeterias.

Pollution Is Killing Black Americans. This Community Fought Back.

In The New York Times, Linda Villarosa ’13 chronicles the grass-roots efforts propelling the environmental-justice movement.

‘Colony of Hell’: 911 Calls From Inside Amazon Warehouses

The Daily Beast published an investigation from 2018 graduates Max Zahn and Sharif Paget about the working conditions inside Amazon warehouses and the mental health impact on its workers.

When Colleges Fail on Mental Health

This investigation by Abigail Napp and Harsha Nahata of the Class of 2019 shows how schools fall short on services and support.

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NYCity News Service

Come here, get published: Every Newmark J-School student is also a reporter for the nationally honored NYCity News Service, a perennial winner of Editor & Publisher’s award for the best student-powered site in the US. Multimedia News Service projects— fed to news organizations in the city and beyond—have uncovered important problems in education, healthcare and the world of big business. These special reports also explore solutions. Working with top news-industry professionals, Newmark students commit journalism of the highest order.



AudioFiles is our award-winning news magazine, hosted, produced and reported by Newmark j-school students. Each hour-long show explores a different theme, and uses the sound of New York’s people and streets to create a professional, well-produced program.  AudioFiles is live-streamed as well as broadcast on several radio stations in and around New York.  AudioFiles has won more than 25 regional Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence awards since the show launched in 2012.

219 West

On this award-winning newsmagazine that airs on CUNY TV, students serve as producers, editors and anchors bringing professionally-crafted packages and in-depth interviews to millions of households in the New York metropolitan area. Whether it’s coverage of economics or immigration, artists or athletes, the richly reported, visually compelling stories on 219West offer new voices and fresh perspectives on issues that impact communities in the five boroughs and beyond.