This fall, the DMJ Department will be offering “The Art of the Pitch,” a one-credit course on what it takes to be a media producer. The class will be taught by Ed Carroll, the former Chief Operating Officer of AMC Networks. Continue reading
Welcome to the Fall semester!
Just a quick note with some important dates and advising tips.
First, September 4th is the LAST DAY to add or drop a course to your schedule without an electronic permission of instructor (and a late fee). September 11th is the last day to add/drop a course but you will need electronic permission from the instructor and $20 course change fee. Instructors generally will NOT add students after the first week of classes, so it’s wise to check your Fall class schedule NOW and make any adjustments as soon as possible. Continue reading
The Red Hook Daily Catch, a new local publication, is interested in hiring journalism interns from our department to do in-person reporting in the Red Hook area, which is just 40 minutes from New Paltz. This is an excellent opportunity for our students–it’s not far away, and it’s paid.
The Ottaway Seminar this fall is tentatively titled “The Kids’ Story: Telling Stories of American Inequity Through the Lens of Youth.” The professor is Sarah Carr, a contributing editor at the Hechinger Report, former investigative editor at the Boston Globe (focusing on education and equity), and author of Hope Against Hope, for which she embedded in schools in New Orleans to tell the story of students’ and teachers’ experiences after Hurricane Katrina. Continue reading
Cappricielli Productions is seeking multiple interns to aid in the production of The Legend of Lake Ronkonkoma: The Lady of the Lake. Interns will work remotely via Zoom then transfer to in-person work once production begins. Internships are unpaid with the possibility of employment once the program has finished. Continue reading