Who says journalism is dead? Like everything else, journalists have had to adapt to changes in technology and how readers consume information.
Our 5-week Journalism Institute led by award-winning journalist, Claire Regan, will teach students how to conduct interviews, gather information, write, report, edit, and design with the goal of producing a finished digital newspaper by the end of the semester. Work by accomplished journalists will be explored for inspiration. By the end of the program, students will also understand how good journalism can raise awareness and spark change.
For examples of projects that Ms. Regan has overseen as the faculty advisor for Wagner College’s student-run newspaper “The Wagnerian” visit https://www.flipsnack.com/TheSummit/.
About the Instructor, Claire Regan
Claire is a passionate journalist with more than 30 years of newsroom experience, is an assistant professor at Wagner College, her alma mater, where she teaches courses in newswriting, ethics, editing and public relations and serves as faculty adviser to the student newspaper, The Wagnerian.
Ms. Regan’s editing and design work for the Staten Island Advance has been honored by the Associated Press, the Society for News Design, the New York City Deadline Club and the New York Press Club.
She has directed coverage of many major news events and their anniversaries, including the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 and the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy.
Ms. Regan is a national board member of the Society of Professional Journalists and immediate past president of the New York City Deadline Club. She completed a yearlong fellowship in journalism ethics at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies and earned the Charles O’Malley Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. She is a regular presenter at journalism conferences for high school and college students.
At Wagner, she has received the Adjunct Exceptional Performance Award, the Diversity and Internationalization Faculty Award and the Women Who Inspire Award.
In her hometown community, Ms. Regan serves on the boards of the Staten Island Museum, the Staten Island Historical Society, the Community Agency for Senior Citizens and IlluminArt Productions.