Journalism in NYC **(this course takes place online and in New York City; see course description for details)

Course Code: 
MDST 3559
Siva Vaidhyanathan
Allison Wright

Immerse Yourself in Professional Journalism – New York Style!

#Week1ReleaseYourInnerWriter – Be challenged as you transform into a polished writer with daily assignments from an industry pro and accomplished author.

#Week2NYC – Become the Student that Never Sleeps in the City that Never Sleeps! A jam-packed schedule of venue visits to top cable and broadcast networks, magazines, publishers, even a UVA-Alum Event. 

**please note that this course takes place partially in New York City. It also includes a $800 program fee (not including travel costs) in addition to tuition.

Students must apply to enroll in this course.  Priority for admission will be given to Media Studies majors in their fourth year, with special priority to distinguished majors program (DMP) students in Media Studies. All students must apply through a form that will be available in late September and linked to site. The application will require a sample of journalism that the student has produced, as well as a short essay, a record of GPA, and a name of a faculty reference. Please do not write to the professors to ask how to proceed. All the necessary information will be available here in late September.

Please apply to enroll in this course here. Application deadline is October 26th.