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    New Alumni Investigative Reporting Award Created to Honor Founding Dean

    By Amy Dunkin | December 1, 2016 | Alumni News, Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    This year’s Stephen B. Shepard Prize winner will be recognized at the Awards for Excellence in Journalism dinner on Apr. 13, 2017 and will receive $5,000, generously funded by The Tow Foundation.


    Watch: Where We Went Wrong and What We Can Do About It

    By Amy Dunkin | November 25, 2016 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    We invite you to view the videos of our recent post-election panels examining where reporting of the long election cycle fell short.


    Kate Nocera, ’09, Promoted to BuzzFeed’s D.C. Bureau Chief

    By Brooke Bizzell Stachyra | November 17, 2016 | Alumni News, Featured News, News

    After helping cover the presidential election, the news and entertainment site wasted no time in elevating Nocera from D.C. managing editor to the top job in the Washington office.


    Apply Till Dec. 15 for McGraw Business Reporting Grants Up to $15,000

    By Amy Dunkin | November 4, 2016 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News

    The Fellowships provide experienced journalists with the funds and editorial support needed to report in-depth stories on critical issues related to U.S. business and the economy.


    Students Report on Important Scientific Issues Ignored by Candidates

    By Amy Dunkin | November 3, 2016 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News, Student News

    Scientists are inventing technologies to make guns safer, developing antibiotics to quell treatment-resistant infections and searching for more efficient forms of renewable, clean energy.


    Jose Bayona, ’11, Named Press Secretary for NYC Children’s Agency

    By Brooke Bizzell Stachyra | October 28, 2016 | Alumni News, News

    Bayona joins the Administration for Children’s Services from the NYC Department of Transportation, where he had worked as a Deputy Press Secretary since July 2014.

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    CUNYJ’s Tow-Knight Center Reveals New Funding and Plans

    By Amy Dunkin | October 26, 2016 | Featured News, J-School in the News, News, Uncategorized

    With additional support from the Knight Foundation and The Tow Foundation, the Entrepreneurial Journalism Center will create programs for rising executives in media companies.


    NYCity News Service Wins Two National Awards

    By Jere Hester | October 26, 2016 | Featured News, News

    The J-School news website and a project on how New Yorkers deal with the specter of death took top honors in Editor & Publisher’s EPPY Awards, while five other special reports notched honorable mentions.

    The CUNY J School is home to the J+ program at 219 W. 40th Street in Times Square.

    Job Opportunity: Associate Professor

    By Amy Dunkin | October 25, 2016 | Faculty News, News

    Primary teaching responsibilities will include courses on introductory reporting and writing, feature writing, narrative journalism, with an emphasis on digital news formats, social media and multimedia.


    NYCity News Service Notches Seven Finalist Slots in EPPY Awards Competition

    By Jere Hester | October 19, 2016 | News

    Winners of the national contest are set to be announced Oct. 26.