The CUNY J-School will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, 2017. There are no classes on Nov. 24, but the campus will be open 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Diane Nottle

  1. ESL Coach

Diane Nottle coaches the international students and founded the English for Journalists blog. She spent 35 years in daily newspapers, including 20 years as an editor at The New York Times specializing in arts and culture.

She was previously an editor at The Boston Globe, The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle and The Roanoke Times and has freelanced hundreds of articles to newspapers and magazines nationwide and abroad. She has taught journalism at Jinan University in Guangzhou, China; the University of British Columbia in Vancouver; Colorado State University, and Emerson College.

Since earning a certificate in English language teaching from the New School in 2008, she has taught English in Columbia University’s American Language Program; at the University of Lower Silesia in Wroclaw, Poland, where she is a Fulbright senior specialist this spring; and at Hunan University of Science and Technology in Xiangtan, China.

Her book, American English for World Media, is due in 2016 from CUNY Journalism Press.