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ALUMNI WEEKEND 2019 - Registration is now open! Return to 116th and Broadway on April 26-28. All alumni are welcome: class years ending in 4 and 9 will celebrate milestone anniversaries.

Early Bird registration pricing is in effect through March 15.

 

Highlights of the weekend include:

  • Celebrating the 2019 Alumni Award Winners at the Saturday Awards Luncheon
  • Dean Coll discussing the 2020 Presidential Elections
  • The J-TEN Reception for graduates of the last 10 years
  • A special Sunday Brunch on April 28
  • And so much more!!!

 

Check out the programming at the Alumni Weekend 2019 website, bit.ly/CJSAW19. Questions? jalumni@columbia.edu or (212) 854-3864.

*As April 26 and 27 are the last two days of Passover, Kosher for Passover food will be available upon request.

2019 Alumni Awards

Winners

Announcing the Winners of the 2019 Alumni Awards

The Columbia Journalism School Alumni Awards are presented every year to distinguished graduates who are selected by their peers. We're proud to present this year's winners: Elisabeth Bumiller ’79,  Ailsa Chang ’08,  Martin S. Gottlieb ’69, and the winner of the First Decade Award, Mariana Atencio ’09. Come help us honor them at the Awards Luncheon during Alumni Weekend, Saturday, April 27. Registration opens Feb. 1. 

For more information, see our press release here

To see the complete list of past winners please click HERE.

Alumni Events

Let Us Know What You're Up To

Update your contact information here to receive up-to-date announcements. Join the Alumni Community for a directory of other graduates. Questions? Email us at jalumni@columbia.edu.

Alumni Resources

Journalism School alumni have access to an assortment of benefits and services including:
  • Ordering transcripts
  • Book and computer discounts
  • Library and database access
  • Cultural discounts
  • Lodging discounts
  • Access to reception and meeting facilities
  • Lifelong learning programs
See the full array of resources offered by the Columbia Alumni Association.

Career Development

If you are looking to update your skills or find a new job, you will find many ongoing resources within the Office of Career Development. The resources for alumni are password protected and only available to Journalism School graduates. They include:

To explore these resources, you’ll need your UNI. You can also join and search the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism group on LinkedIn.

Alumni Board

The Alumni Board is the official link between graduates and the school's faculty, administration and current students. Board members are alumni who are willing to give of their time to help the Alumni Office come up with ways to engage graduates worldwide through programs and services.

See the current board members.

Give Back

As an alum, you can support the future of journalism in many ways:

Hire a Journalism School Graduate 

As an alum of the Journalism School, your achievements build over the years. Many alumni take the opportunity to “pay it forward” as mentors or hiring managers to the next generation. If you are a hiring editor or producer and want to interview Journalism School students for jobs and internships, please contact the Career Development Office, post a listing on our JobNews board or attend our annual Career Expo, the biggest of its kind at any journalism school.

Support the Journalism School

Learn how your donations can extend the mission of the Journalism School. 

Mentor a Current Student 

Through the mentor program, we give you an opportunity to help a current student get a handle on different aspects of the industry and form a professional relationship with a working journalist. The program is currently being revised. 

 

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