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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.

Climate Countdown

This award-winning package explores the effects of global warming and what is being done about it, with a focus on New York City.

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Food Plight

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

Pay Per Play  

The young immigrants who can make a living by playing in New York’s semi-pro soccer leagues,  a 219West video by Shahar Golan and Karina Meier of the Class of 2019.

Families of the Incarcerated

Beatrix Lockwood, ’19, was part of a Marshall Project duo that documented the toll of the hidden costs for Americans who have loved ones behind bars, for a crowdsourced series published in partnership with The New York Times.

Manhole Explosion Season: What You Need to Know

Gaspard Le Dem and Gabriel Sandoval of the Class of 2019 obtained records detailing the extent of the damage from a century-old New York problem, for The City.

His Siblings Were Killed by Their Adoptive mother. He Was Left in Foster Care to Suffer a More Common Fate

For the Washington Post, Roxanna Asgarian, ’11, investigated a tragedy that unraveled in a decade-long nightmare of alleged abuse and malnourishment that ended in murder.

‘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.

After a Disaster, the Next Misfortune Can Be Mortgage Relief

For the Wall Street Journal, Orla McCaffrey, ’19, describes the plight of  borrowers hurt under programs offered by lenders.

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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.


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