Interested in some of New York City’s hottest industries? Want to have fun, improve your writing and earn three journalism elective credits? Experience our summer class, MCA 31109: Food & Fashion, Arts & Culture: Covering New York’s Hottest Industries. It’s offered Summer Session 1: June 1 – June 25, 2015 (11:30 AM – 2 PM)
This course will use New York as a lab for reporting and writing about some of the industries that fascinate everyone. Through “beat” journalism, it provides a fun and practical way to improve writing, build digital literacy, strengthen photography skills, learn new research strategies and explore New York. Students will write feature stories, profiles, reviews, Q&As, how-to articles and blog posts. Guest speakers will share first-hand experience and insider information and offer down-to-earth career advice.
Our instructor knows her stuff. Julia Chance is a former editor at Essence and the Source magazines, with extensive experience covering fashion, beauty, food and lifestyle topics. She is the author or co-author of four books, and contributes frequently to both consumer and industry publications.