Institute News

Announcing the Winners of the First Annual American Journalism Online Awards

From Best Twitter Thread to Best News-Based Podcast to Best Debunking of Fake News, the AJO Awards celebrate the new ways journalists are connecting with the public, and shine a light on excellence in reporting, writing and news production across genres.

Yamiche Alcindor, MA 2015, Named Host of “Washington Week” on PBS

Yamiche will begin on Washington Week on Friday, May 7, 2021.

Prof. Perri Klass has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS)

Perri Klass is one of eight NYU Faculty members to join Oprah Winfrey and Sanjay Gupta as members of the Class of 2021.

Deborah Balthazar named inaugural NYU recipient of Anne O’Hare McCormick Memorial Fund Scholarship

The $3,000 award is given in honor of Fund board member emerita Elizabeth "Betsy" Wade, the first woman to edit news copy at the New York Times and the lead plaintiff in a landmark 1974 sex discrimination lawsuit against the newspaper.

Matthew Power Award winner will pursue a story about forgotten Black communities

Caleb Gayle is the seventh winner of the annual award. He will use the funding to pursue a story about hidden lives in the forgotten Black communities of middle America.

Statement on diversity and equity initiatives from NYU Journalism Institute leadership

The leadership team at the Journalism Institute wants to let you know about our initiatives to further support diversity, equity, and inclusion in our classrooms and throughout our program.

Award-winning undergraduate journalism professor Mayukh Sen explores the legacy of sexual identity in the food world


Inside Lens – NewsDoc Student Film Series Airing on NYC Life

NYU Journalism brings you an eight NewsDoc film series. These emerging filmmakers fully immersed themselves with their subjects: producing, directing, shooting, and editing as solo crews. The stories they captured reveal fascinating characters, and profound insights from around the world.

NYU Journalism offers new Diversity Reporting Grants and Conference Attendance Grants

Current NYU graduate and undergraduate students can apply to the two grants now.

NYU senior finishes in Top 20 of Hearst sports journalism contest

NYU journalism senior Mikaela Gegelys was tied for 15th place in this year's Hearst Awards Sports Writing competition

Adjunct Faculty Mike McIntire wins George Polk Award for Financial Reporting

Mike McIntire, along with Russ Buettner and Susanne Craig, won the Financial Reporting award for New York Times piece accessing and analyzing a trove of Donald Trump’s income tax information.

Prof. Jason Samuels is an executive producer of the upcoming 6-part documentary series Boiling Point

Boiling Point premieres Sunday, February 21 at 8 PM ET/PT on BET.