Emily Leibert

Garnette Cadogan

September 7, 2021

Instructor Spotlight: Garnette Cadogan on the Joys of Teaching

AJO is extremely fortunate to have Garnette Cadogan teach Long-Form Narrative at NYU, giving our online students access to his style, wisdom, and humor. A renowned essayist whose writing explores the promise and perils of urban life, we recently sat down with Cadogan to chat about what it’s like teaching AJO students in a virtual setting and what his hopes for the future are.

Chelly is an actor based in Los Angeles. (Photo Courtesy of Chelly)

February 17, 2021

How COVID Made Hollywood’s Creatives…More Creative

Decimated by the onset of COVID-19, the creative community in Hollywood has received a depressing consolation prize: an ample amount of free time. But they refuse to give in to the despair. They’re doing what they do best: clawing at opportunities in whatever form they may arise, using the extra time to tap into their creativity, and reinventing themselves in the process.

Stephanie Rivas

January 29, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Stephanie Rivas on Landing Her Dream Job

A recent American Journalism Online graduate dishes on life since graduation, the best advice she's gotten, and how she landed her dream job.

January 29, 2021

Lessons Learned from the Washington Square News Walkout

Last year, four AJO students worked on a series of articles on the WSN walkout, hoping to explain why 43 out of 47 staff members had resigned from NYU’s student-run newspaper.

November 19, 2020

Why L.A. Activists are Trying to Ban the 2028 Olympics

In 2017, NOlympics co-chair Jonny Coleman realized no one had taken a critical look at Los Angeles’ 2024 Olympics bid. So he did it himself.