Marisa Osorio joined the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY in July 2012 as assistant director of career services and alumni relations. After a year, she became the school’s first part-time alumni services director. In August 2016, she began working in the admissions department as assistant director of admissions. She was named interim assistant director of student affairs in August 2018 and interim associate director of career services in March 2019.
Marisa worked as a full-time journalist for 10 years at a variety of newspapers, including The Bridgeport Post, The Hartford Courant, The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, the Orange County Business Journal, and the Long Beach Press-Telegram.
Her higher education experience includes media relations work at UCLA, Hunter College, and Hostos Community College. She also taught an undergraduate news writing and reporting class and helped administer the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program at the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism.
A Nuyorican and proud mother of two, Marisa is a native of Queens and took the subway for four long years to earn her bachelor’s degree in journalism and Latin American Studies from New York University.