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NBC News Reporter Talks to Reporting and Writing 1 Students about Covering Breaking News

Doha Madani, a breaking news reporter at NBC News visited Professor Nicole Lewis’s Reporting and Writing 1 class earlier this semester.

Madani explained her approach to breaking news stories and walked students through her coverage of the shooting of Breonna Taylor in Kentucky. 

She made it clear to students why they need to interview a variety of sources during a breaking news event. 

She also shared her strategies for taking care of herself while reporting difficult stories. 

Our Journalism Concentration & Minor

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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