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A short film that Media Studies major Colleen Digney saw as a sophomore inspired her winning grant proposal to report on land mines and land use in Vietnam. Find out more about the $3,000 Pulitzer Center fellowship and her reporting plans.
How graduating senior Colleen Digney gained skills, confidence and an international reporting grant. A profile of a Journalism Program success story.
The Pulitzer Center has extended to May 1 its deadline for applications for two reporting fellowships focused on issues related to justice. These fellowships are open to current students and recent graduates of Hunter College. Learn more and apply.
Hunter College’s 2020 Pulitzer Center student reporting fellowship has been awarded to Colleen Digney, a senior in the journalism program who will report on the broad impact of landmines on children in Vietnam. Find out more about the grant.
Join Pulitzer Center grantee and PBS NewsHour special correspondent Nick Schifrin and Hunter College Distinguished Lecturer Sissel McCarthy on March 30 at the Roosevelt House for a conversation about the social, economic and political forces behind China's rise in power. The event, which will begin at 6 pm and be followed by a reception from 7-8 pm, is open to Hunter College students. Get the details and RSVP here.
A dozen Hunter College students gathered Feb. 6 for a pizza and information session on the Pulitzer Center 2020 fellowship, complete with previous winners, Pulitzer staff and Hunter journalism faculty. See what advice they received about successfully applying, and find out how to apply yourself.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New York Times writer Nathaniel Rich visited with Hunter journalism students after a talk about his climate change reporting to an audience of 150 at Roosevelt House April 8.
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.
Award-winning author and New York Times writer-at-large Nathaniel Rich will come to Hunter College’s Roosevelt House on April 8 to discuss his groundbreaking Times Magazine issue on climate change.
The deadline is approaching March 8 for applications to the Pulitzer Center summer reporting fellowship, which each year provides one Hunter student with $3,000 to cover an under-reported global story from overseas.