- The Bachelor of Arts in Journalism prepares students for a variety of careers in print and broadcast journalism ... international and business reporting ... magazine editing and desktop publishing ... new media and online journalism ... advertising, public relations and corporate communications ... and sports journalism.
- Graduates of the journalism program at LIU’s Brooklyn Campus have worked at major news organizations throughout New York City, the United States and the world. Our notable alumni include the following journalists:
- "The fact that I got a scholarship from the Journalism Department to be a summer intern at the CNN bureau in New Delhi, India, helped me get a job at CNN in Atlanta when I graduated."
Curtis Stephen, class of 1999
- "Quality teaching and great internships gave me the skills and confidence to interview people like Bill Clinton, Muhammad Ali and Nicole Kidman as a reporter for People magazine."
- "It was the connections that I had from Long Island University, and my clips from the student newspaper, that got me a U.N. reporting internship"
Isaac Baker, class of 2005
Intern, United Nation’s Inter Press Service
Managing editor, Seawanhaka
- "Without the journalism training I received and invaluable experience working on the school paper, I would never have broken into print journalism and become a political reporter for the New York Daily News and now editorial writer for the Hart ford Courant."
David Medina, class of 2002
- "The professors in the Journalism Department really care about their students. They’ll help you attain your utmost, in your education and your career."
Lorraine Farquharson, class of 2000
Interned at The Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Hired by The Wall Street Journal
- The LIU journalism department offers students an opportunity for one-on-one mentoring with outstanding professional writers and editors through the George Polk Journalist-in-Residence program. Distinguished journalists who have held this position since its establishment in 1981 include Kalman Seigel (New York Times), Ron Howell (Newsday), Leonard Hollie (Knight-Ridder), G.M. Michael Bush, (L.A. Times), Michael Jordan (Christian Science Monitor) and Hal Bock (Associated Press). In recent years, the journalists-in-residence have taught classes, advised the student newspaper, helped with job and internship placements, and judged scholarship applications, in addition to participating in the annual Polk Award deliberations, seminar and luncheon.