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From the Classroom to the Newsroom: Hunter Senior Reports for the Gothamist

Senior Afia Eama made great use of her internship this spring at the Gothamist, where she has published 10 original articles on topics ranging from New York City’s vaccination rate to explaining the role of a public advocate in city politics to where to find the best elote (Jackson Heights!) 

Her deeply researched article on how each of the mayoral candidates would manage legalized marijuana in the city generated a robust online discussion in the comments, a marker of successful journalism in the digital age. 

Afia graduates this spring, and we’re excited to watch her trajectory continue to soar.

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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