Career News

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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September 1, 2021

Alejandra Arevalo, BA 2020

Alejandra Arevalo

iHeartMedia hired Alejandra Arevalo as a Podcast Producer. In this role, she writes interview questions, directs virtual recording sessions, edits, mixes and masters audio. She also directed season 2 episodes of the sports podcast “Sweat The Details.”

September 1, 2021

Calen Razor, BA 2022

Calen Razor

NABJ selected Calen Razor for their Student Projects team. Calen produced multimedia stories for the NABJ Monitor covering the LGBTQ+ task force and broadcast packages for the NABJ’s Student Projects Newscast.

September 1, 2021

Diana Kruzman, MA 2021, GloJo

Diana Kruzman

Diana Kruzman received the Overseas Press Club Foundation’s 2021 Harper’s Magazine Award in memory of I.F. Stone. She produced two stories; one about how climate change raises the risk of contamination from nuclear waste in Kyrgyzstan and the other about the world’s last exporting mercury mine and how it continues to operate despite effects on health and the environment.

September 1, 2021

Jessie Shi, MA 2019

Jessie Shi

MarketWatch hired Jessie Shi to be their new Social Media Editor. Most recently Jessie was the Social Media Editor at the San Antonio Express-News.

September 1, 2021

Priyanka Vora, MA 2020

Priyanka Vora

Priyanka Vora joins Quartz as an audience editor based in New York. She was most recently a social media manager at GZero Media, and has also worked on “The Great Divide“, an Emmy-nominated documentary on social and economic inequity in New York City.

August 1, 2021

Inae Oh, BA 2009

Inae Oh

Inae Oh is the new senior news and engagement at Mother Jones where she leads social and engagement efforts, as well as daily news and breaking news production. Prior to Mother Jones, she was an editor at Huff Post for three years.

August 1, 2021

Bessie Liu, BA 2020

Bessie Liu

The Org. hired Bessie Liu as a content manager. In this role, Bessie is managing a group of freelancers from around the world and working to build the company’s first podcast series.

August 1, 2021

Paul Cheung, BA 1996

Paul Cheung

Paul Cheung was named chief executive officer of the Center for Public Integrity. Previously, he was director of journalism and technology innovation at the Knight Foundation.

June 1, 2021

Tatyana Tandanpolie, BA 2022

Tatyana Tandanpolie

Tatyana Tandanpolie’s story “Open-Hearted: Dionte’ Johnson” won the 2021 Gold Award in the Best Personality Profile category (medium) in the Alliance of Area Business Publishers contest and first place in features from the 2021 all Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards.

April 1, 2021

Margaret Marie Guzman, BA 2021

Margaret Guzman

Insider, Inc. hired Margaret Marie Guzman as a Video Producing Fellow to work within the News and Documentary team following production and research internships in two documentary production companies. Margaret also produced a feature-length film.

April 1, 2021

Amanda VanAllen, MA 2011, Reporting the Nation & New York

Amanda VanAllen

PHL17 hired Amanda VanAllen to anchor their morning show in Philadelphia. Prior to this job, Amanda was a reporter/ fill-in anchor at WEWS in Cleveland.

April 1, 2021

Katie Keller, BA 2020

Katie Keller

NY1 hired Katie Keller as an Associate Producer following her successful internship at the station. She first met people from NY1 at the NYU Journalism Career Fair and that’s how she scored the internship.

March 1, 2021

Duy Nguyen, BA 2020

Duy Nguyen

Utilizing connections he made through the 2020 NYU Journalism Career Fair and his data journalism class, Duy Nguyen was recently chosen as an Opinion Graphics Fellow at the New York Times. In this prestigious Fellowship, Duy will be utilizing – and further developing – his skills in data visualization.

February 1, 2021

Gabi Dunham, BA 2020

Gabi Dunham Career News

Fox 47 (WSYM) hired Gabi Dunham as a Multimedia Journalist to help them launch a newscast. In this role, Gabi is using the videography and reporting skills she learned at NYU to cover news and sports in Lansing, MI.

February 1, 2021

Maureen Mullarkey, MA 2020, Reporting the Nation & New York

Maureen Mullarkey Career News

Maureen Mullarkey was recently hired as a Production Assistant for PEOPLE Magazine’s first ever podcast, PEOPLE Every Day, where she will assist the production team in research, organization, pitching story ideas, working with talent, and editing audio.

February 1, 2021

Maria Abreu, MA 2020, GloJo

Maria Abreu Career News

Global & Joint Studies alum Maria Abreu was hired as an Assistant Editor in Forbes’s Money team. In this role, she will be responsible for recruiting contributors, fact-checking longform articles and editing the content stream on the Money channel.

February 1, 2021

Hoa P. Nguyen, MA 2020, Magazine

Hoa Nguyen

Shortly after graduating, Hoa P. Nguyen was hired as an Assistant Editor at Edutopia, a website that covers innovation in preK-12 education. She will conduct research, pitch, write, edit stories as well as provide all around support for the editorial team.

December 1, 2020

Abigail Metsch, BA 2020

Abigail Metsch

Shortly after she graduates, Abigail Metsch will be a full-time MMJ/Reporter at WCIA News, a CBS affiliate owned by the Nexstar Media Company in Champaign, Illinois. In this role she will be covering Champaign, Urbana, Springfield, Decatur and Central Illinois.

Abigail first connected with Nexstar at the 2020 NYU Journalism Career Fair.

October 1, 2020

Claire Tighe, MA 2018, Reporting the Nation & New York

Claire Tighe

Claire Tighe, a former Arthur L. Carter Fellow and current Podcast Producer at NBC News and MSNBC, was recently honored by the New York Press Club with its 2020 award in the Podcast-TV category for acting as Associate Producer on the NBC News show “Article II: Inside Impeachment.”

October 1, 2020

Reena Roy, BA 2013

Reena Roy

Reena Roy recently began working for ABC News as a NY-based Correspondent and Multiplatform Reporter. In this role, she covers major national news stories and reports live for ABC affiliates across the country, while also producing daily packages for  the early morning show America This Morning. Her pieces also air on ABC News Radio and ABC News Live. Prior to this job, Reena worked for the NYC CBS affiliate. She started her career at News12, after making a contact at the NYU Journalism Career Fair.