As a self-proclaimed evangelist for writing, Professor Polly Leider finds writing to be an indispensable survival skill. Leider knew early…
Have you ever imagined yourself walking up on stage to receive an award for your journalism? The crowds, the cheers,…
Professor David Alm’s May 2021 piece for GQ, ‘The Marathon Men Who Can’t Go Home,’ was named one of the…
For Professor Emma Cillekens, it’s all about the storytelling.
Join us in welcoming Professor Ahn! Read more about her professional career.
Students interested in bilingual journalism can learn more about this field from Dr. Jessica Retis, the director of the Bilingual…
Professor Sissel McCarthy sounded the alarm about the erosion of press freedom around the world in her keynote speech at…
Professor David Alm's feature on the remarkable friendship between two professional runners is the main feature in Runner's World.
Distinguished Lecturer Sissel McCarthy co-hosted the Association of Foreign Press Correspondents 2020 Awards Ceremony and delivered the keynote address to an all-online audience.
Professor Sunne is an award-winning freelance reporter with more than 10 years of experience at newspapers and online outlets around the country.
Reporting and Writing 1 Professor Nicole Lewis has been working on a new project to give incarcerated people a voice. In March, The Marshall Project and Slate published the results of a first-of-its-kind political survey in prisons and jails.
Reporting and Writing 1 Professor Susie Armitage has joined the Organizing Committee for the Freelance Solidarity Project (FSP), a division of the National Writers Union that advocates for freelance media workers.
Journalism Program Director Sissel McCarthy welcomes students and faculty back for fall 2020. In her welcome letter, McCarthy shares news about new and returning faculty, the fall calendar and important safety guidelines for reporting. Read the full letter and get additional info.
Working as a freelancer during the COVID-19 pandemic can pay off — if you know the focus of your story. That was the advice for beginning freelancers in a Zoom webinar May 13 sponsored by the Hunter Journalism program and featuring Professor Susie Armitage and other professional journalists. Get their best tips and tricks, plus a guide to pitching.
As the COVID-19 pandemic has made clear, data and numbers can tell powerful stories as a key part of the news. But crafting numbers into useful information or a coherent narrative is no easy task. So to help, Hunter’s journalism program next fall is offering a course to ensure that students are well-equipped with the necessary mastery over data-driven storytelling. Find out more or register.
Hunter College’s Journalism Program Director Sissel McCarthy celebrated World Press Freedom Day on May 3 by calling on the public to recognize the value of a free press and support local journalism. But she had a warning about the state of news.
Former CNN reporter Mary Snow, during a recent virtual visit, taught Hunter News Now Students an important lesson about a journalist’s job during an emergency. Find out what it was and learn more about her virtual class visit.
More than a month into Hunter College’s move to remote learning, the school’s journalism courses have dramatically shifted the way they now operate. Get more details on the changes and hear viewpoints of students and faculty.
As students settle into their online learning, where they are doing their work varies widely. Members of a Reporting and Writing I class shared these dispatches from their current study environments.
Reporting and Writing 1 instructor Kristopher Brooks’ morning starts at 5 a.m. with coffee, cereal and a frantic consumption of news. It ends with his cats. In between, advice from the CBS News reporter on reading, pitching, writing and "breaking down" the news. Read this Professor Profile.