The writing courses at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York prepare students to produce powerful print-driven (but not exclusively print) journalism amid the growing, ever-shifting landscape.
Our Features and Narrative courses stress the importance of in-depth reporting. Both classes delve into analyses of great writing and draw top journalists as guests. They also put a premium on packaging, pitching, and selling your work.
The National Political Reporting class offers an opportunity to take deep dives into how politicians make decisions. Students will learn to craft well-reported, sophisticated, and elegant accounts of the political maneuverings that shape lives.
In Opinion Writing, students will read and discuss editorials and columns, from the civil rights movement to the present. The goal is for students to write their own opinion pieces that attempt to open or change minds about local, state, national, and international issues.
Our Sports Reporting course offers hand-on instruction in modern-day sports writing, where the reporter must be a news breaker and storyteller. Reporters team up to produce multi-story packages on issues galvanizing the world of sports.