NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute is for the curious, the restless investigators, the ones who never stop asking why.
They are guided by award-winning faculty who are major players in the industry, a diverse team whose talents and accomplishments have put them at the top of their field. NYU Journalism students experience their dedication firsthand, as they thrive in an environment that combines rigorous classroom learning with professional internships to produce inquisitive, career-ready journalists.
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NYU Journalism students are pulled to where we are: New York City, the media center of the world.
Our city is the undisputed global magnet for the best and the brightest and provides unrivaled access to internships and opportunities—as well as our robust network of successful journalism alumni.
Our Online Master’s in Journalism Brings the City to You
Students in NYU’s American Journalism Online Master’s Degree program report from wherever they are, as they learn from the nation’s top journalists and gain (virtual) access to all the New York City media industry has to offer.
Our faculty are drawn from the top working journalists in the United States. They represent every aspect of the field, from science reporting to cultural criticism, and work across print, digital, and audio platforms.
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The most powerful part of NYU journalism has been the human connections and the community that supports me at every step. If I face challenges or big decisions, I know the people at NYU journalism—professors, career services, alumni, and former classmates—will be there to help me and to cheer me on.
MA 2015, PBS NewsHour White House Correspondent and "Washington Week" Host
Career Services at NYU Journalism was absolutely the deciding factor for me in choosing this over other colleges. They were able to give me realistic and specific answers when I asked how they could help me find the kind of job I wanted to build my career.
MA Class of 2014, Politics Reporter BuzzFeedNews
I choose NYU for so many reasons — but also because of its proximity to some of the best stories and internship opportunities in the world. I was born and raised here in New York, and grew up witnessing the truth in the phrase "if you can make it here you can make it anywhere." It seemed like a no-brainer.
BA Class of 2019, News12 Reporter
I loved the community feel at NYU Journalism. Everyone was always eager to help out when it came to career advice, feedback on my reporter reel, or just learning the ropes when it came to storytelling. I also loved how my professors had successful careers in news outside of teaching.
BA Class of 2013, ABC News Correspondent
The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute offers many outstanding publishing platforms for its students and faculty. Among them are PressThink, Jay Rosen’s take on the media industry, and First Amendment Watch, which covers the many free speech and press conflicts going on today. Others like Pavement Pieces, The Click, and ScienceLine are associated with specific graduate concentrations. Still others are platforms for specific classes or for ambitious class reporting trips. They add up to many opportunities to publish outstanding work.
Recent Published Work
Our faculty and students are active and regular contributors
to top national and international publications.
NYU journalism events bring together working journalists, authors, filmmakers, and students in a lively forum that explores current events, new work, and industry trends.
NYU Journalism is pursuing a wide-ranging diversity, equity, and inclusion initiative this academic year.
Meet some of our students on Instagram. Come to our panels where we explore journalism, identity and issues that matter through a BIPOC lens. Engage with and tell us how we as a community can move forward in an inclusive and meaningful way.
SHERP Alum named NYU Alumni Changemaker of the Year
Sharon Guynup (SHERP 1998) won the honor for her investigative stories shining a light on threats to tigers and other at-risk animals all over the world. She also recently co-founded Big Cat Voices, a film, photography, and storytelling nonprofit focusing on protecting the world's big cats and the lands they inhabit.
New York Magazine publishes longform work supported by Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award
Dan Xin Huang’s article looks at school segregation and class in Athens, Ohio. Huang was the Power Award runner-up in 2020.
Journalism Venture Capital Fund receives seed money for two new major projects
The Ethics and Journalism Initiative, proposed by Stephen Adler, will tackle ethical issues in journalism with a focus on AI, political coverage, and privacy. A new summer journalism workshop proposed by Jason Samuels and Keyana Smith seeks to address the low number of Black male students and professionals in journalism.