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.

Are you an NYU Journalism alumnus? Tell us about your career! If you’re currently looking for new opportunities, you can also submit your resumé for the Career Services resumé book at the end of the survey.

December 1, 2021

Kaity Assaf, MA 2021, RN/RNY

Kaity Assaf

The York Daily Record hired Kaity Assaf as a news reporter. She’s their first reporter fluent in Arabic. In this role, Kaity covers important issues that affect people in York County and the central Pennsylvania region. Kaity credits her experiences and insights gained at NYU and her internship with the Burlington County Times with helping her land this job with the USA Today Network as a regional reporter.

Follow her @kaitythekite

November 1, 2021

Diamond Naga Siu, BA 2019

Diamond Naga Siu

The Insider hired Diamond Naga Siu as a senior tech reporter based in New York covering Apple/Google mobile platforms and the app developer ecosystem. Diamond Naga previously worked for Law360, the New York Post, The Boston Globe, NBC News and other publications. She credits her NYU/WSN network with connecting her to Insider.

Follow her @diamondnagasiu 

November 1, 2021

Nelson Oliveira, MA 2018, Studio 20

Nelson Oliveira

CBS News hired Nelson Oliveira as a Push & Platforms Editor. Prior to this job, he covered breaking news and was an Audience and Engagement Specialist at the NY Daily News.

October 1, 2021

Chevaz Clarke, BA 2018

Chevaz Clark

The New York Times hired Chevaz Clarke as a Live Visuals Editor. In this role, she focuses on identifying and sourcing videos and interviews for breaking news. Chevaz previously worked as a Digital Content Producer at CBS.

October 1, 2021

Elizabeth Gonzalez, BA 2014

Elizabeth Gonzalez

Bloomberg New Economy has hired Elizabeth Gonzalez as a Research & Content Development Associate. In this role, she focuses on developing the work of four Councils across the pillars of Climate, Cities, Health and Trade; engaging Founding Partners; and framing conversations around sustainable solutions and emerging trends shaping the new economy.

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.