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.
Sarah Fournier wins NLGJA award
August 03, 2013
Reporting the Nation student Sarah Fournier has received an NLGJA Excellence in Journalism Award for her video Transition Leads toJoy
EMMY Nominations for 10 News and Documentary alumni
July 22, 2013
The list of nominees for the 34th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards are and this year 10 NYU News and Documentary alumni are nominated for 8 Emmy Awards. These alumni include Brian Epstein, Alexandra Nikolchev, Dongnan Chen, Julia Doran, Loretta Van der Horst, Konstantin Syomin, Jared Lipworth, Laura Metzger...