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Second Hearst Win in Two Years for NYU undergrad

Jing Feng took 2nd Place in annual Hearst Awards competition, her second win in two years

Graduation Ceremony 2020 Video Highlights

Watch video clips from the 2020 Graduation ceremony!

NYU Journalism offers new full-tuition graduate scholarships for the fall of 2021

NABJ, NAHJ and NAJA members can apply to three new scholarships for one of the ten graduate programs at NYU Journalism.

NYU undergraduate earns Top 5 ranking in national Hearst Awards

NYU journalism major Tatyana Tandanpolie captured 5th place in this year's Hearst Awards Feature Writing competition .

Prof. Meredith Broussard on NPR’s All Things Considered on the rise of Substack newsletters, and possible pitfalls ahead for the tech startup

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Distinguished Writer in Residence James McBride’s “Deacon King Kong” was chosen as one of the NYTimes Ten Best Books of 2020. “Deacon King Kong” also made the 100 Notable Books of 2020, alongside 2015 Reporting Award winner Lauren Sandler’s “This Is All I Got: A New Mother’s Search for Home.”

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Prof. Jason Samuels’ latest documentary project “Smoke: Marijuana and Black America” is reviewed in the Washington Post

Through interviews with Kamala Harris and other notable voices, Smoke chronicles the government's war on marijuana in the Black community. Jason developed the project and is the film's executive producer. 

Applications for the Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award are now open

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NYU Journalism offers new January 2021 course “Seminar: Podcasting and Audio Storytelling” for undergraduates

The Spotify sponsored course will be tuition-free for students.

NewsDoc alum Yamiche Alcindor wins 2020 NABJ Journalist of the Year award

Yamiche Alcindor, White House Correspondent for PBS NewsHour, was named "Journalist of the Year" by The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ).

Reporting the Nation & New York Student Thomas Hengge Wins EPPY Award for Best Photojournalism on a College Website

Hengge was awarded an Editor and Publisher's EPPY Award for best college photojournalism on a college website for his work on

Prof. Jay Rosen discussed electoral coverage and the need for the press to focus on values like democracy and the pursuit of truth rather than convention, with Brooke Gladstone on WNYC’s On the Media

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