NYU Journalism alumni are hired by top media companies around the world. In 2014, LinkedIn ranked NYU the #1 university for media professionals, based on alumni career placement. Check out some recent success stories below.
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Tommy accepted an offer to be a writer for The Tor Project, a non-profit organization that develops software to help people protect their privacy online.
MA 2015, News and Documentary
Yamiche, a reporter for The New York Times, was featured in Essence Magazine’s “Voices of the New America” series. Yamiche’s work is praised for “shedding light on stories we may not always hear, but that are integral to the fabric of our nation.”
NYU Journalism junior Mariana placed 7th in the 2016-2017 Hearst Journalism Awards Enterprise Reporting competition. The Hearst Awards recognize outstanding undergraduate achievement across 14 categories. NYU Journalism career services selects 2 student submissions to compete in each category. Josephine’s stories were in competition with over 100 students across the country.
NYU Journalism senior Josephine Luck placed in the 2016-2017 Hearst Journalism Awards. Her stories, “Computing Your Commute” and “Cute, Fluffy, and Expensive: NYU Students with Pets”, placed 10th in the Television Features competition.
MA 2011, Magazine
Forbes recently named Greg one of their “30 under 30” in Media. He currently reports for The New York Times Magazine as a David Carr Fellow.
MA 2013, Global Journalism
Nieves won an Emmy Award in the “Best Investigative Report in a News Magazine” category for co-producing the 2-part 60 Minutes story “Confidential Informants.” The investigation exposed a widespread and little-known practice– the secretive recruitment of young people, often college students, as confidential informants in the war on drugs.
Erica joined Harper’s Bazaar as an assistant digital editor following her successful spring internship.
MA 2016, Global Journalism
Katie’s spring internship at Saveur culminated in a job offer, and she began her new role as assistant digital editor after graduation in May.
MA 2016, Reporting the Nation and New York
CNN’s “New Day” hired Jane as a production assistant after she impressed in her internship at CNN’s “Fareed Zakariah GPS.”
MA 2015, Global Journalism
Jamiles, a reporter for The Guardian, was named the 2016 Emerging Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists.
MA 2015, Reporting the Nation and New York
Reuben impressed his producers at WREX-TV in Rockford, Illinois, and was promoted from multimedia journalist to weekend anchor.
Marilyn La Jeunesse
Marilyn accepted an offer to be a Facebook editor at Mic, after meeting recruiters at the 2016 NYU Journalism Career Fair.
Kenzi was accepted out of thousands of applicants for NBC’s prestigious News Associates program.
Johanna was hired as a digital reporter for Inside Edition after her fall production internship.
As media content lead for ABC News election coverage, Nicole manages all incoming election video content for the network.
Condé Nast Traveler hired Francina as associate social media editor after meeting her at the 2016 NYU Journalism Career Fair.
Carina met the VICE on HBO team at the 2015 NYU Journalism Career Fair, and after accepting a production assistant position, she returned to recruit NYU Journalism talent in 2016.
MA 2016, Reporting the Nation and New York
CNBC pegged Rakeesha for a production associate role with their long form unit shortly after her successful internship there.
MA 1997, News and Documentary
After more than 20 years producing broadcast news, digital video programming, documentaries and live events – most recently at CNN – Caleb moved to Investopedia as Vice President of Content.
MA 2015, Studio 20
Kyli is an associate editor at HuffPost Labs, where she works closely with newsroom editors to develop content and products in line with HuffPost’s DNA.
Phylicia will be an on-air reporter for WJFW in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.
After graduating last spring, Josh got his start as a reporter for MandateWire, a Financial Times publication.
MA 2011, Global Journalism
Molly is covering the 2016 election as senior reporter for Foreign Policy.
With two NBC News internships under her belt, Brittany was hired as a researcher for “Weekend TODAY.”
MA 2016, Studio 20
Madeline returned for the 2016 NYU Journalism Career Fair to represent Guardian News & Media, where she is associate editor of the Guardian Mobile Innovation Lab.
MA 2016, Cultural Reporting and Criticism
Justin signed on to be a reporter for Real Estate Capital.
Zoe was promoted from freelancer to full-time news assistant at NY1 News.