Professor Dan Fagin's Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation wins Pulitzer Prize
April 16, 2014
Professor Dan Fagin, director of the Carter Journalism Institute’s Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program (SHERP), won the prize in the category of “General Nonfiction” for his book Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation (Bantam Books), which tells the story of a New Jersey town ravaged by industrial pollution, with...
Newsdoc Alums Win NY Emmys
March 30, 2014
Three Newsdoc alums -- Andrea Romero, Christine Broomhead and Charlie Hoxie -- have won NY Emmys for their recent projects:
Mario Kaiser Wins The Kurt Tucholsky Prize for Literary Journalism
February 25, 2014
Mario Kaiser, NYU Journalism 1997, has been awarded the 2013 Kurt Tucholsky Prize for Literary Journalism. The Kurt Tucholsky Prize for Literary Journalism is named for a towering figure in German literature and is awarded every two years for a writer’s body of work.
Pete Hamill wins the Polk career award
February 17, 2014
Pete Hamill, a Distinguished Writer in Residence at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, has won the Polk Career Award. Mr. Hamill is a veteran tabloid columnist, author and novelist who was briefly the editor of The New York Post in 1993 and The Daily News in 1997.
Matthieu Aikins Wins Polk Award
February 17, 2014
Matthieu Aikins (GloJo - Near Eastern Studies 2011), a freelance journalist who has reported from Afghanistan for five years, will receive the George Polk Award for Magazine Reporting for “The A-Team Killings” (Rolling Stone).
Patrick Arden wins Richard J. Margolis Award
December 13, 2013
Patrick Arden (Lit Rep '09) has won the 2013 Richard J. Margolis Award. The award, which combines a one-month residency at the Blue Mountain Center with a $5,000 prize, is awarded annually to a promising new journalist or essayist whose work combines warmth, humor, wisdom and concern with social justice.
James McBride wins the National Book Award for Fiction
November 21, 2013
NYU Journalism warmly congratulates its Distinguished Writer in Residence James McBride, on winning the National Book Award for his Civil War era novel, The Good Lord Bird. McBride, who teaches an ever-popular course called "Point of View," has been a member of the faculty since 2005.
Wenwen Ren Wins Best Short Documentary at Tenerife
October 24, 2013
Wenwen Ren, a recent graduate of the News and Documentary program, has won the Best Short Documentary award and a nomination for Best Director at the Tenerife International Film Festival.