April 4-7, 2022

Welcome to the Newmark Graduate School of Journalism Virtual Admitted Student Week (#NewmarkJWeek)! We hope you take full advantage of the virtual opportunities provided to connect and engage with our J-School community. 


Important Note: If you are trying to register for Virtual Admitted Student Week after April 4, please email admissions@journalism.cuny.edu requesting the link to join the sessions.

All sessions will take place in Eastern Time (ET). Scroll down to see each day’s program.

How to Attend

All Virtual Admitted Student Week sessions will be hosted on Zoom. An account with Zoom is required. Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join the sessions. 

Watch Zoom’s tutorial video (1 min.) to learn how to join a Zoom meeting.


  • Do I have to attend all the sessions? No. You are not committed to the entire day or week. Please join any of the sessions that are interesting and relevant to you.

  • What if I can’t attend at all? Please email admissions@journalism.cuny.edu to schedule a one-on-one virtual session with an admissions representative.

  • In what time zone will this take place? All sessions will be conducted in Eastern Time.


  • 1:00 - 1:15 p.m. ET

Dean’s Welcome

Sarah Bartlett, Dean (15 Minutes)

  • 1:15 - 1:55 p.m. ET

Newmark J-School Curricula Overview

Andrew Mendelson, Associate Dean  (20-minute presentation and a 20-minute Q&A)

  • 2:00 - 2:15 p.m. ET

Alumni’s Welcome

Mary Wilson ’16, Producer, TODAY Show, Weekend Edition at NBC News. (15 minutes)

  • 2:20 - 2:50 p.m. ET

The Story Behind the Story

John Mancini, Director of Editorial Projects and NYCity News Service (15-minute presentation and a 15-minute Q&A)

  • 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. ET

Current Students Mixer

  • 4:05 - 4:15 p.m. ET


Max Patiño, Director of Admissions (10 Minutes)