International Reporting

FAQs

No, but such experience is highly desirable. The International Reporting Program prepares journalists to cover global political and economic news, U.S. foreign policy, and international communities at home and abroad. 

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Student and Alumni Work

Here’s a sampling of published work by students and alums of the international program:

  • As part of the Pulitzer Prize winning consortium behind The Panama Papers, Musikilu Mojeed, ’10, led the team at the Premium Times in Nigeria, that published more than 30 stories revealing secret offshore assets of many prominent Nigerians.
  • Melissa Noel, ’12, traveled to Jamaica to investigate the long-term impact of migration on children in the Caribbean.  Her series “Love In A Barrel” was published by NBC News in 2017.
  • Vox producer Christina Thornell, ’16, made a video about how America’s cocaine habit is fueling the migrant crisis and violence in Guatemala and Honduras.
  • The New York Times sent photographer Amr Alfiky, ’18, to Florida, Ohio, Oklahoma and Virginia for a story about Muslim gun owners. He spoke to the Times about why he wanted to do the story.
  • Reporting from the U.S-Mexico border for Texas Public Radio, Reynaldo Leaños Jr., ’18, examined how cities are dealing with an unprecedented influx of migrants.
  • Paula Moura, ’18, spent her internship at Latino USA, where she wrote about the impact that Venezuela’s political upheaval had on New York City’s Venezuelan community.

Contact Us

Do you have a question about the International program? If so, please contact us.

Alia Malek
Director of International Reporting
alia.malek@journalism.cuny.edu