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The McCandlish Phillips Journalism Institute Welcomes the NYCJ class of Fall 2018!

The McCandlish Phillips Journalism Institute Welcomes the NYCJ class of Fall 2018!

NEW YORK – The Seventh class of the NYC Semester in Journalism (NYCJ) arrived in August from all over the United States and Uganda. The class of 14 students represent 11 different universities.

They will participate in the unique semester-long, off-campus study program operated by the McCandlish Phillips Journalism Institute at The King’s College in NYC. The students live in student housing at King’s, where they take three classes, including capstone courses with Prof. Terry Mattingly, a syndicated religion columnist, and Prof. Paul Glader, a former staff writer at The Wall Street Journal. Under the guidance of Prof. Clemente Lisi (former deputy head of news at the New York Daily News), they also work 20 hours per week in a newsroom in NYC, earning six academic credits under and pursuing at least one byline per week for their portfolios.

Here is a roster of the Fall 2018 class of NYCJ

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Brianna Kudisch is a journalism major from Taylor Univeristy in Upland, Ind.. She will be interning at The Brooklyn Paper, a weekly broadsheet that covers news related exclusively to the New York City borough of Brooklyn.

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Brooke Sargent is a Broadcast Journalism major from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, Calif. She will be interning at Newsweek, on the video desk.

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Cassidy Klein is a journalism and philosophy double major from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, Calif. She will be interning at The Queens Ledger, a weekly community newspaper for Queens, NY.

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Emma Miller is an English major from Messiah College in Grantham, PA. She will be interning at The Queens Courier, a local paper in Queens, NY.

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Goldene Brown is a Multimedia Journalism major from Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Ill. She will be interning at the New York Daily News.

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Jenna Miller is a Journalism major from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, Calif. She will be interning at The Story Exchange, a media organization telling stories of women entrepreneurs.

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Josh Towner is a journalism major from Bethel University in Minneapolis Minn. He will be interning at The Queens Courier, a community paper in Queens, NY.

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Julianna Hernandez is a Journalism and Integrated Media major at Biola University from La Mirada in Calif. She will be interning at the New York Daily News.

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Kassidy Vavra is a Journalism, Culture and Society major from The King’s College. She will be interning at the New York Daily News.

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Kennedy Weber is a Multimedia Journalism and Political Science major from Milligan College in Tenn.. She will be interning at Providence Magazine, a journal of Christianity and American foreign policy.

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Marlee Drake is a Journalism major from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, Calif. She will be interning at Newsweek, on the video desk.

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Nathan Foster is a Dual major in Sports Journalism and Public Relations from Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, Calif. He will be interning at Newsweek.

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Princess Jones is a Multimedia Journalism major from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville Tenn.. She will be interning at the New York Amsterdam News, the oldest black newspaper in the country.

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Ruth Rose Akongo is a journalism and media major from Uganda Christian University in Mukono, Uganda. She will be interning at Providence Magazine, a journal of Christianity and American foreign policy.

Professor Paul Glader Announced as Visiting Professor at Columbia University

Professor Paul Glader Announced as Visiting Professor at Columbia University

Paul Glader, associate professor of journalism, media and entrepreneurship and director of the McCandlish Phillips Journalism Institute at The King’s College, has been named as the Laventhol/Newsday Visiting Professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism for the Spring 2018 semester.

Paul Glader: ‘Has Truth Been Trumped?’

Paul Glader: ‘Has Truth Been Trumped?’

Communications and journalism students show off their work, then listen to a former Wall Street Journal reporter talk about how we parse news and truth as journalists and Christians.

David Blevins – ‘Making Hope and History Rhyme: Reporting the Northern Ireland Peace Process’

By Emma Clark and Daphne Seah NEW YORK— For Sky News’ Ireland Correspondent David Blevins, balanced, accurate and positive stories in journalism were paramount in resolving Northern Ireland’s deep tumultuous past. Opening his talk “Making Hope and History Rhyme: Reporting the Northern Ireland Peace Process” at The King’s College with lesser-known facts of the region […]

Washington Journalism Center Builds A New Era As New York City Semester In Journalism

November 2 2015. Updated January 6 2015. Since 2006, the Washington Journalism Center (WJC) has trained and placed aspiring journalism students in countless internships. Students come from Christian colleges across the country to Washington, D.C. for one semester, and the program equips them to figure out if journalism is their vocation or calling. The brainchild of Terry Mattingly, Universal […]

Experience Northern Ireland’s Peace Process Through David Blevins’ Eyes

September 28 2015 On October 21 2015, David Blevins, Ireland Correspondent for Sky News, will speak on the role of the media in Northern Ireland’s peace process at New York City’s McCandlish Phillips Journalism Institute (MPJI). A reporter with the London-based rolling news network for 15 years, Blevins grew up in Northern Ireland during the […]

Pope Francis’ NYC Visit Will Put “Faces” To Refugee And Immigration Issues

September 4 2015 – By Adrienne Scrima On Thursday morning in Saint Cecilia’s Parish in East Harlem, Head of Catholic Charities New York Monsignor Kevin Sullivan outlined the plans of Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to New York City. Besides addressing the United Nations General Assembly and holding a multi-religious service at the 9/11 Memorial, the […]

Gunned Down In Public: Journalist Killings Rise In Philippines

By Ben Cal MANILA – There seems to be no end to media killings in the Philippines as another journalist was gunned down in broad daylight last Thursday by three motorcycle-riding gunmen. Cosme Diez Maestrado, 48, anchor of radio station DXOC was shot in the presence of a bodyguard and cameraman, and in full view […]

7 Worthwhile Ways To Grab Attention

7 Worthwhile Ways To Grab Attention

In a keynote speech recently in New York City, Parr, a co-founder of Dominate Fund and a former editor at Mashable, shared key findings on how to leverage credibility and capture an audience’s attention. Speaking to a crowd of start-up entrepreneurs, brand marketers and technologists, Parr revealed three stages of attention (immediate, short, long) and these seven attention triggers.