Susan Ferriss, a senior reporter at the non-profit investigative news operation Center for Public Integrity, met with a select group of a dozen Hunter College journalism students to share insight from her years within the news business. Get inside tips about her investigative techniques and her advice to aspiring journalists.
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).