Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept

Lehman Senior Receives Internship Extension at NBC

November 28, 2016 4:29 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Students, Uncategorized

Grisel Mora, a Lehman senior majoring in journalism, has received two internship extensions at NBC after completing the National Association of Hispanic Journalists’ (NAHJ) Summer Diversity Fellowship. (NAHJ) The current extension will run until May 2017.

Email This Page
Read More »

Lehman Professor Miguel Perez to Provide Sharp Election Night Analysis on Telemundo

November 7, 2016 4:52 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Uncategorized

Lehman Journalism Professor Miguel Perez will be lending his insight and years of journalistic experience to the Telemundo 47 election night coverage. He will also be appearing Wednesday morning on Telemundo’s national broadcast coverage  from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. The long election season is about to end and polls are showing a race with [...]

Email This Page
Read More »

Lehman Professor Miguel Perez Wins the Illustrious Award for Journalism from the Institute for Latino Studies

October 18, 2016 2:00 pm Faculty, Faculty Awards, History Dept, Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept

Professor Miguel Perez, who has dedicated his career to covering stories in the Latino community, received the Illustrious Award for Journalism at the Institute for Latino Studies last month in the Rutger’s University’s Paul Robeson Campus Center in Newark, N.J.

Email This Page
Read More »

Lehman Announces Elaine Rivera Scholarship Winner

June 21, 2016 3:37 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students

Karina Rivera, a senior majoring in journalism at Lehman College, is the recipient of the 2016 Elaine Rivera Scholarship Fund in Journalism. The fund honors the memory of the celebrated reporter and educator who died in 2013.

Email This Page
Read More »

Three Lehman Students Studying in Japan on Scholarships

October 9, 2015 3:42 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Languages and Literatures Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students, Study Abroad, Undergraduate Studies

Shanik Vazquez is one of three Lehman students studying at Sugiyama Jogakuen University in Japan this semester

Email This Page
Read More »

Lehman Professor Miguel Perez Inducted into the National Association of Hispanic Journalists’ Hall of Fame

September 21, 2015 3:56 pm Faculty, Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Multimedia, Uncategorized

Professor Miguel Perez was recently inducted into the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Hall of Fame.

Email This Page
Read More »

“Best of the Bronx” Wins an Emmy

August 4, 2015 11:56 am Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Multimedia, Multimedia Center, School of Arts and Humanities

“Best of the Bronx,” a series of one minute videos promoting the borough that Lehman College calls home has won an Emmy Award in the Best Public Service Announcement category.

Email This Page
Read More »

Singer-Songwriter Workshops with Michael Bacon and Guests

March 5, 2015 3:11 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Multimedia Center, Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

On Monday, March 16, Distinguished Lecturer Michael Bacon and the Multimedia Center will host an amazing opportunity for Lehman College musicians: a chance to attend an intimate workshop with singer-songwriter Vaneese Thomas. “Writing a good song and then singing it well are the two most important components of a successful career in music,” says Bacon, an award-winning [...]

Email This Page
Read More »

The Envelope Please: “Nueva York” with Professor Patricio Lerzundi Wins Fifth Emmy Award

May 12, 2014 3:50 pm Faculty, Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

CUNY-TV’s Nueva York, co-hosted by Lehman College Professor Patricio Lerzundi, captured its fifth New York Emmy Award at the annual awards ceremony on March 30. This brings the total number of trophies won by the program to eight. Nueva York, a series about Latino culture in New York, won Best Magazine Program for its “Best [...]

Email This Page
Read More »

CNN’s Rose Arce: The One Story Journalist and Teacher Elaine Rivera Never Told Was Her Own

December 7, 2013 1:00 am Faculty, Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

When my friend Elaine Rivera died, it felt almost like the end of a fireworks show, when the smoke hangs in the air and crowds walk slowly home. The fun was over in a flash. Elaine was the life of the party, the girl who urged you to stay for just one more drink, a journalist who could splash life into a good story. She was also, as it turned out, an alcoholic whose drinking was so severe it corroded her liver until it just stopped working.

Email This Page
Read More »

Best of the Bronx: Lehman College/NYC Partnership Inspires Student Filmmakers and Shares Bronx Culture Citywide

November 25, 2013 1:58 pm Art Dept, Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Multimedia, Multimedia Center, Music Dept, Video

A series of video vignettes promoting the “Best of the Bronx” – produced by Lehman College students and supported by Lehman faculty and industry professionals – is now appearing across New York City.

Email This Page
Read More »

Remembering Elaine Rivera: Lehman to Host Memorial Service on December 7

November 3, 2013 1:00 am Faculty, Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept

Elaine Rivera, a member of the faculty in the Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Department, passed away last weekend. She was 54. Rivera joined the faculty at Lehman College in 2009 as a substitute lecturer, bringing nearly thirty years of experience at top news organizations around the country, including Time magazine, the Washington Post, and WNYC Radio. One year after joining Lehman, she was promoted to the rank of Distinguished Lecturer.

Email This Page
Read More »