Student journalist Audrey Henson applied on a whim to a Pulitzer Center grant — and won a $3,000 fellowship that took her on a reporting trip to Japan last summer, resulting in a multimedia story package and presentation in Washington, D.C., Here's how the adventure unfolded and how she managed its many challenges.
Hunter journalism students joined high school and college journalists around the country to celebrate Student Press Freedom Day. Find out which student news outlets were represented.
CBS News veteran Bob Anderson speaks with Hunter Journalism Intern Rich Mendez about his decades of work at "60 Minutes," and about advice for student journalists. Read interview excerpts and listen to audio clips.
Journalism Program Director Sissel McCarthy welcomes back students and faculty with her start-of-term letter. Get news about new faculty, new courses, upcoming events and more.
Come celebrate Student Press Freedom Day with student journalists from The Envoy, The Athenian, WHCS and Hunter News Now. The event takes place outside the cafeteria in Hunter West on Wednesday, Jan. 29, from 11:30a-1:30 p.m.
Get to work over the break on your proposal for an overseas reporting fellowship for summer 2020. One Hunter Journalism student will be selected for the $3,000 Pulitzer Center grant. Deadline to apply is Feb. 28. Get the details.
The Hunter College student news web site, The Envoy, has been relaunched. A team of students revived the publication in early November after a hiatus of a year or more. Find out what topics the site is reporting on.
Hunter College hosted its annual showcase of award-winning social justice journalism on Oct. 29, with CUNY Chancellor Felix V. Matos Rodriquez headlining the Aronson Awards program. Hunter journalism student Maria Luisa Imbachi was singled out as the 2019 Aronson Undergraduate award winner in part for her work covering issues facing undocumented students. Check out the other winners and get additional highlights from the program.
Hunter journalism students and others are encouraged to come celebrate the winners of the 2019 James Aronson Awards for Social Justice Journalism, at a ceremony and reception with free food and drink on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 6:30-8:30p at Hunter College’s Silberman School of Social Work at 2180 Third Ave. at 119th St. The awards, which recognize excellence in written reporting that exposes widespread injustices, underlying causes and possible reforms, will go to an undergraduate student winner, as well as to journalists at Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism (pictured left).
RSVP for a journalism concentration pizza party on Oct. 23, where you'll learn about upcoming courses, meet new faculty and hear from our latest Pulitzer Center fellow.
Hunter College journalism graduate Chelsea Narvaez has won an Emmy for her work on a CBS News primetime documentary. Find out what major news event led to the award.
Recent Hunter grad Chelsea Narvaez recounts how the tragic day that left 17 high school students dead in the Parkland, Fla., shooting, led her and the team at CBS News program 48 Hours to produce a powerful, Emmy Award-winning documentary to tell the story of the survivors.
The Hunter College Journalism Program has selected two new interns for Fall 2019. Find out who they are and more about them.
Spoon University, a food resource for and by college students is seeking student journalists, as is The Envoy, an independent-run student news publication. Click to find out more.
Journalism student Maria Luisa Imbachi has been named winner of the the Aronson Award for Undergraduate Journalism. Find out what topic Imbachi covered to win her the coveted Aronson.
Hunter News Now students made history on May 8, telecasting their show live on the Hunter College Journalism Youtube channel for the first time ever.
Lloyd Siegel, a 44-year veteran journalist of NBC News, visited Professor Sissel McCarthy’s Studio News Production class and offered praise for the latest Hunter News Now show.
The Pulitzer Center has awarded one of its prestigious summer reporting fellowship to Hunter journalism student Audrey Henson (pictured, left). The fellowship comes with a $3,000 grant that Henson will use to travel to Japan to report on dementia treatments.
Former NBC News and Fox News anchor Linda Vester offered her coaching services to Reporting and Writing 2 students in Prof. Sissel McCarthy’s class on March 14, as they prepare to write, report and deliver their first audio news stories.
Broadcast journalist Ivette Davila-Richards reviewed the first Hunter News Now show of the semester in class and shared her production expertise with students.