Institute News

Three BER Students Win New York Financial Writers’ Association Scholarships

Congratulations to Diana Li, Anita Ramaswamy, and Beth Treffeisen.

Adjunct professor Audrey Quinn is part of the podcast team that won a 2022 Pulitzer Prize

The Literary Reportage professor served as the story editor on “Suave,” a series about the criminal justice system.

GloJo Alum Emilia Otte, 2020, Takes Home “Rookie of the Year” at the New England Newspaper and Press Association Awards

Emilia Otte, who graduated in 2020 from the Global Journalism graduate program, won “Rookie of the Year” at the New England Newspaper and Press Association awards on April 30.

Cecilia Nowell, GloJo 2020, Named a 2022 Livingston Award Finalist

An article she wrote for New York Magazine’s The Cut was recognized for excellence in national reporting.

CRC Alum Thomas Chatterton Williams, 2008, awarded 2022 Guggenheim Fellow and appointed as Visiting Professor at Bard

Thomas Chatterton Williams, author of 'Self Portrait in Black and White: Family, Fatherhood, and Rethinking Race' and alum of NYU Journalism's Cultural Reporting & Criticism program, has been awarded a Guggenheim fellowship in General Nonfiction. He was also appointed Senior Fellow and Visiting Professor of Humanities at the Hannah Arendt Center at Bard College.

NewsDoc alum Nanfu Wang nominated for 2022 Peabody Award

Her film, "In the Same Breath," traces the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic as it begins in Wuhan, China, and shows how cover-ups and misinformation scrambled worldwide response even as some sought to call attention to the truth.

Matthew Power Award winner will report on environmental justice in India

Astha Rajvanshi is the eighth winner of the annual award. Her article will address environmental justice and indigenous rights in India.

Two NYU Journalism undergraduates made the top 20 list of the Explanatory Writing competition of the Hearst Awards

Congratulations to Alex Tey (11th Place tie), who wrote "Bird-safe glass design at 181 Mercer saves wildlife and energy" for the Washington Square News, and Chandra Xu (15th Place) for her Cooper Squared story "COVID Has Upended the Creative Industry. Here's How It's Also Changing Our Perception of Art."

Three NYU Seniors Earn a Spot on the Hearst Awards

Congratulations to senior Laura Measher for 4th Place of the TV Features competition and two other seniors, Celia Tewey and Victor Chen, who were placed in the Top 20 of the Hearst Awards Multimedia Narrative Video Storytelling.

Applications for the 2022 World Journalist Fellowship are now open

This fellowship provides journalists with two semesters of funding to study at one of the masters programs at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.

Prof. Hilke Schellmann and NYU Researchers Secure $200,000 Grant to Bring Novel AI-Tool to Support Under-Resourced Newsrooms Across the U.S.

The grant from the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation will bring an innovative AI tool to under- resourced newsrooms to significantly scale up their investigative capacity and democratize access to FOIA records.

Prof. Yvonne Latty wins a Clarion Award for her podcast “Alzheimer’s in Color”

Prof. Latty's award-winning podcast, which she produced for Latino USA, won the 2021 Clarion Award for Radio Feature Story in the radio category.