Spring interns

Senior Nick Augustine will start this January as an intern at ABC7 on the local news affiliate’s digital news team. Junior Kadia Goba, currently a reporter for Kings County Politics in Brooklyn, will be working on the politics desk at NY1. Ezra Wolfgang started on the news gathering operations team at ABC News this fall,… Continue reading

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Touring ABC

Students in News Literacy toured the studio and control rooms of World News Tonight with CUNY Journalism School alum Olivia Leach this week, bumping into the president of ABC News, speaking with production assistants and producers, and seeing the rim up close. Students also sat down with David Peterkin, vice president of News Practices for… Continue reading

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Back story

Former Hunter professor Buddy Stein, Pulitzer Prize winner for editorial writing, returned to the classroom this week to talk to students about the history of the South Bronx and Robert Moses’ hand in destroying the social fabric of those communities. Stein created the class, Neighborhood News, in which students are the reporters for a community… Continue reading

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Pulitzer-winner visit

Sarah Ryley, winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, spoke to Hunter Journalism students last week in Neighborhood News, the class that produces the Hunts Point Express newspaper and website. She delivered two seminars designed to help students see what data is out there — literally at their finger tips — and what… Continue reading

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Bodega life

Recent Hunter grad and Aronson Award winner Angely Mercado contributed this opinion piece on the essential role┬ábodegas play in city life to WNYC’s The Salt. Mercado is now a writer based in New York City whose work has appeared in Lenny Letter, Brooklyn Based and The Lily. She writes about culture, feminism and New York.

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