Adjunct Faculty

Douglas Alden

Douglas Alden is a three-time Emmy Award winner for his work at ESPN, NBC Olympics, ABC Sports, and Classic Sports Network. His writings on media, technology, digital trends, sports, race, journalism, and theater have appeared in GQ Magazine, the New York Times and Fortune. He teaches Feature Writing. Professor Profile

David Alm

David Alm is a Brooklyn-based writer and editor, a regular contributor for Forbes, and the editor at an international business and political risk consulting firm. From the late 1990s through the mid-2000s, he covered the burgeoning field of digital culture for magazines such as RES, The Independent Film & Video Monthly, and the Silicon Alley Reporter. His work has also appeared in The Daily Beast, Paper, and Runner’s World, among other publications, and he has ghostwritten books on web design and digital filmmaking. He has an academic background in art history, literature, and film history, and has taught journalism and film courses at the college level since 2004. He teaches Reporting and Writing 1, as well as News Literacy in a Digital Age.

Susie Armitage

Susie Armitage is a writer, editor and audio producer based in New York. She is a graduate of the CUNY Newmark Graduate School of Journalism and now an editor at Youth Communications where she helps produce two magazines with stories written by New York City teens and young people in foster care. Before her work at Youth Communications, Susie was the global managing editor at BuzzFeed and a reporter for NPR in Moscow.  She teaches Reporting and Writing 1.

Sabrina Artel

Sabrina Artel has a long background in radio journalism and is the founder, producer and host of Trailer Talk, a weekly radio program about community empowerment. She is also an adjunct at Brooklyn College and has taught a variety of courses in the TV and Radio department. She teaches Reporting and Writing 2.

Khristopher Brooks

Khristopher Brooks is an award-winning journalist who has worked as a beat reporter for newspapers and websites across the country. He covers economic disparities and the business of sports for CBS MoneyWatch and has been a reporter for Newsday, the Omaha World-Herald, the Florida Times-Union, and the Associated Press. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Central Michigan University and a master’s degree in literary reportage from New York University. He teaches Reporting and Writing 1. Professor Profile

Annie Byrnes

Annie Byrnes is an adjunct professor of journalism at Brooklyn College where teaches undergraduate courses in media ethics, multimedia reporting, news writing, and data journalism. In her spare time, she freelances with a particular interest in environmental and health reporting. She is also a 2010 graduate of the Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.  She teaches Reporting and Writing 2.

Coralie Carlson

Coralie Carlson is the weekend editor for NBC News where she writes and edits all articles for on her solo weekend shifts. She is also the social media coordinator at CUNY’s Graduate Center. She worked for The Associated Press as a reporter and editor in Minnesota, Miami and New York from 2001 to 2013.  Carlson is originally from Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a degree in political science. She teaches News Literacy in a Digital Age and has also taught online journalism.

Steve Daly

Steve Daly is a veteran entertainment-industry journalist. He has written for Wired, Newsweek, Parade, Video, Popular Science, and The New York Times. As a senior writer for Entertainment Weekly and from 1996 to 2008, he covered movies, home video, TV, animation, visual effects, and Oscar history, contributing over 900 pieces. With John Lasseter, Daly is co-author of the book “Toy Story: The Art and Making of the Animated Film” (1995). Daly is on the adjunct faculty of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. Before teaching at CUNY, Daly taught critical writing and feature writing for Syracuse University’s Goldring Arts Journalism Program. In 2010, he helped the Goldring cohort launch a multimedia capstone course at Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, SC, tethered to the print and online editions of The Post and Courier. Daly holds a B.A. in English from the University of Virginia. He teaches News Literacy in a Digital Age.

Emmanuel Felton

Emmanuel Felton is an investigative reporter at BuzzFeed News who won the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism in 2018. He is especially interested in uncovering government and private sector decisions that maintain racial segregation and devalue communities of color. He came to BuzzFeed News after six years of reporting on race and equity issues in education, most notably exposing how the federal government stood by as school districts resegregated their campus in an award-winning story. He teaches Investigative Journalism. Professor Profile

Pam Frederick

Pam Frederick has taught journalism at Hunter College and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism for the past 16 years, developing an expertise in production classes where students produce deadline-driven work for publication. She was the managing editor of the Pulitzer-prize winning community newspaper The Riverdale Press, and an award-winning reporter covering schools, parks and the environment.
Frederick is a graduate of Middlebury College and Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. She lives in Manhattan, where she is also a director of the Hudson River Park Trust. She is currently the owner and editor of the Tribeca Citizen. She has taught News Literacy in a Digital Age, as well as Neighborhood News. Professor Profile

Kayle Hope

Kayle Hope is a visual journalist based in New York and currently working as a freelance video producer for The New York Times. In addition to her teaching duties at Hunter, where she teaches Reporting & Writing 2, Hope is an adjunct professor at Baruch College, where she teaches advanced multimedia reporting, and a video coach at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, where she meets one-on-one with students to help with shooting, editing and producing video stories for the web. Hope has led a number of visual storytelling workshops in the United States, India and Bhutan. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Cambodia Daily and Fortune Magazine. Hope is also an avid outdoor enthusiast. She has ice climbed in Vermont, hiked 16,000-foot peaks in the Himalayas and trekked through the Grand Canyon. She loves exploring wide-open spaces, and experiencing the expansive skies and endless mountaintops in America’s southwest.

Nicole Lewis

Nicole Lewis is a graduate from the CUNY Newmark Graduate School of Journalism and now a staff writer at the Marshall Project. Before the Marshall Project, she worked for the Washington Post’s “The Fact Checker Blog” and is the recipient of the 2016 Education Writers Award for her series on desegregation in public schools. She teaches Reporting and Writing 1.

Annais Morales

After graduating from the CUNY Newmark Graduate School of Journalism in 2011, Annais Morales joined NY1 where she led the team covering the Chelsea bombing with six hours of wall-to-wall live reporting that won The New York Press Club award for spot news. She is now a writer and producer for WCBS.  She teaches News Video Reporting.

Katina Paron

Katina Paron is the author of “A NewsHound’s Guide to Student Journalism” ( and runs the Instagram channel #DearTeenJournalists. She is also the director of the Institute for Environmental Journalism at InsideClimate News. She teaches Neighborhood News. Professor Profile

Ellen Tumposky

Ellen Tumposky has worked as deputy politics editor and assistant city editor at the New York Daily News. For more than a decade, she was a London-based correspondent covering breaking news and arts and entertainment for U.S. publications including USA Today and People magazine. She also teaches Craft of Journalism and New York City Government and Politics at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Tumposky previously worked as a City Hall reporter and social-services beat reporter for The Daily News and a manuscript editor for book publishers. She is a graduate of Cornell University. She teaches Reporting and Writing 1.