You Better Work! — Check Out Our Summer Course


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.

Screen Shot 2015-03-14 at 10.37.28 AMOur 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.