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Writer J.D. Biersdorfer speaks with Hunter journalism students in Professor Douglas Alden’s feature writing class last week. Photo: Douglas Alden

NY Times’ Biersdorfer Talks “How-To” and Book Reviews with Journalism Students

J.D. Biersdorfer, known primarily as a technology writer for the New York Times, as well as a contributor to the Times’ Sunday Book Review section, was the latest in a line of accomplished journalists to visit this semester’s feature writing class. Find out what type of feature story she said entry-level writers are often asked to master.

Financial Times Internships

Financial Times' New York newsroom now has a slot for a summer internship, as well as an audience engagement summer intern and a video production summer intern. audience engagement summer intern and a video production summer intern. New York. Deadline is Jan. 10, 2020. Find out qualifications and how to apply.
Emmanuel Felton

Professor Profile: Award-Winning Journalist Brings Investigative Reporting Back to Hunter

Buzzfeed's Emmanuel Felton, the journalism program's new investigative reporting instructor, has traveled a self-described "weird path" en route to his current work. But there have been key themes along the way. Find out what they are and learn about this new faculty member, in our latest Professor Profile.
Taken from the terrace of my first apartment on the Lower East Side, 1999.

Making It, And Making It Again: My First 20 Years As A Writer In New York, Almost All Of It Without A Full-Time Job

Journalism instructor David Alm moved to New York City 20 years ago and struggled to succeed as a writer and editor. Ultimately, he built a career he is proud of as a freelancer and teacher. Here's his story about making it as a journalist in New York.