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Hunter Students Meet with NBC News Staff, Tour Studios

Students in Professor Sissel McCarthy’s news literacy class met Nov. 11 with a panel of NBC News staffers and were given an exclusive tour of NBC studios.

Students in Professor Sissel McCarthy’s news literacy class (above) met Nov. 11 with a panel of NBC News staffers and were given a tour of NBC studios, including the set of Saturday Night Live. 

The tour was organized by CUNY journalism grad Rima Abdelkader, with career advice coming from John Baiata, digital newsgathering senior director, and Leonor Ayala, diversity and inclusion director, both of NBC News and MSNBC, as well as Tim Perone, assistant managing editor for NBC News Digital, and Tara Morgan, NBCUniversal campus program recruiter.

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The Hunter College journalism program is offered as a concentration or a minor within the Department of Film & Media Studies. Its curriculum is built around production courses in journalism and analytical courses in media studies. Learn more about our course requirements.

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