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For over a century, City College has been the home of a vigorous student press and incubator of prominent journalists. Some of the many include:

  • Upton Sinclair, progressive, muckraking journalist and Pulitzer-Prize winning author
  • Daniel Schorr, Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist
  • A.M. Rosenthal, New York Times executive editor 
  • Edward Kosner, editor of New York, Esquire and Newsweek magazines
  • Stephen B. Shepard, former editor-in-chief of BusinessWeek magazine, founding dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York
  • Stanley Nelson, MacArthur “genius” Fellow and Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker (pictured, below)
  • Barbara Nevins Taylor, Emmy Award-winning investigative journalist
  • David Diaz, Emmy Award-winning TV anchor and correspondent
  • Sportswriters Vic Ziegel, Maury Allen and Gerald Eskanazi