Prof. Daniel Meltzer
Prof. Meltzer has published essays, reviews, and reports in Newsday, the Baltimore Sun, Sacramento Bee, East Hampton Star, Albany Times Union, Litchfield County Times, Irish Times, LA Times, Maisonneuve Magazine and via the AP and Chicago Tribune Syndicates. He is a former editor of the Chelsea Clinton News and the Westsider and was a writer, editor and producer for CBS News and Channel 11 News and a unit manager for ABC News. He is also an award-winning fiction writer and playwright. Professor Meltzer has taught Broadcast News Writing at NYU since 1990. He has also been co-director of the department’s Urban Journalism Workshop and led a month-long tour of college journalists through Israel and Palestinian Territories. He has also lectured widely and taught at Penn State University, St. John’s University, and Marymount Manhattan College.
Stories contributed by Prof. Meltzer’s students:
“Paper Thin” Too many biographies of young athletes aren’t ready for prime time by Lana Altman
“Newspapers No More” For colleges, it’s all the news that’s fit to print—online by Lily Q.
“Defending a Woman’s Right to Tease”
Does saying “no” brand a girl with a scarlet T?by Sarah Jacobsson
“Paying to Play”
I wasn’t rich enough to intern for free. So I quit. Now, who out there will hire an accomplished dog walker/personal assistant/cocktail waitress with a B.A.? by Stephanie Wendelin
“Up Against the Wall”
Wal-Mart has a new jingle, but workers are hearing the same old song. by Kristen V. Brown
“I Luv U”
and other things you should never send in a text message. by Allison Gumahad
“Life Imitating Art” Self-absorbed fans enacted the rap star’s lyrics—and we had a front-row view by Ali DiEmidio