Journalism Student Interview

NYC Semester in Journalism

Spend a semester learning from top-notch journalism faculty and interning at a news media organization in the journalism capital of America. 

ABOUT

NYCJ

Led by Wall Street Journal veteran Professor Paul Glader and New York Daily News veteran Professor Clemente Lisi, the NYC Semester in Journalism (NYCJ) program includes newsroom visits to outlets such as BuzzFeed, The Wall Street Journal, The Associated Press and ProPublica. Students in the program have interned at outlets such as The New York Daily News, The Brooklyn Paper and Newsweek. They have heard from journalists from outlets such as The New York Times, SkyNews and Reuters. Studying with professors who are deeply rooted in Christian faith, NYCJ students cultivate their commitment to the truth and the skill to tell it well.

About the Program

Courses

NYCJ is a 15-credit program. It is designed according to the following course framework.

12-CREDIT CORE

(3) URB 200 The City (Dr. A. Hendershott)
(3) JOU 450 Entrepreneurial Journalism Skills & the Future (P. Glader in Fall, C. Lisi in Spring)
(6) INT 999 Internship: Placement and assessment at a NYC media outlet (MPJI Internship Supervisor)

3-CREDIT ELECTIVE COURSE

Students may choose from several journalism course options like History of Journalism, Advanced Reporting or Narrative Non-Fiction. Students may also choose from any of King’s other electives.

NYCJ Leadership

Paul Glader

Paul Glader

Co-Director of NYC Semester in Journalism
Clemente Lisi

Clemente Lisi

Co-Director of NYC Semester in Journalism
Eleni Glader

Eleni Glader

Director of Admissions for NYCJ
Susanna Loe

Susanna Loe

Program Assistant at the McCandlish Phillips Journalism Institute

Plan Your Application

Consult with your academic advisor or study abroad office (or equivalent) regarding the policies and procedures in place at your institution for enrolling in a semester of study away.  They can help you determine the transferability of credits and of financial aid. Review course options with your academic advisor and the impact they will have on progress toward degree completion.

Application Requirements

Submit Transcripts
Submit Cover Letter, Resume, and Clips
Submit Recommendation Letter
Submit Essay
For International Students
Complete Enrollment Checklist
Student Interview
Pricing

Investment

The cost for tuition and housing for NYC Semester students from non-partnering schools is $18,000. Please contact your Study Abroad coordinator to receive information on the significant discount received by partner school participants. If you are an international student, consider applying for the Arne Fjeldstad Memorial Scholarship, which funds two $10,000 scholarships for international journalism students each year. NYCS students will live in student housing and become an integral part of student life at The King’s College, participating in activities such as group Bible study and corporate worship, student retreats, and campus-wide events around the city.

Calendar

FALL 2020

Early action application deadline: March 15, 2020
Class registration: April 6, 2020
Final application deadline: June 1, 2020
Fall classes begin: September 2, 2020

SPRING 2021

Early action application deadline: October 15, 2020
Class registration: November 16, 2020
Final application deadline: December 1, 2020
Spring classes begin: January 20, 2021

Fall 2020 Early Action Deadline

March 15, 2020

Spring 2021 Early Action Deadline

October 15, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register for classes?

All NYCJ students are automatically enrolled in the NYCJ core classes. To enroll in your selected elective, email the Admissions Director the name, number and instructor of their first and second choice courses. NYCJ students do not register for classes via the portal.

Where do I find the TKC Course Offering?

The course offering is available in the student portal. Please be sure to select the correct semester and year. Non-early decision students will receive a PDF of the course offering upon acceptance.

Do NYCJ students live in TKC Housing?

Yes, all NYC Semester students are required to live in TKC housing.

How do I obtain housing?

After admitted students confirm they are attending, they will be given instructions on how to access the housing application in Symplicity. All students must complete the application and pay a $50 housing application fee.

Is there a meal plan?

No, all TKC apartments are equipped with a kitchen or kitchenette. There is a subsidized cafeteria on campus open during work hours Monday through Friday.

Do I need to pay a deposit?

NYCJ students do not pay a deposit. After receiving your acceptance letter, you will confirm you will attend in writing via email to the Admissions Director.

How do I apply for Financial Aid?

Please check with your home institution first to see if your current aid will carry with you to King’s. If your home institution requires you to withdraw and you wish to apply for federal aid please add TKC’s code, 040953, to your FAFSA.

How do I obtain my transcript after completing NYCJ?

Non-partner students: Please request a transcript via the National Student Clearinghouse. Students will not be able to access transcripts if there is a hold on their account.
Partner school students: Transcripts will be automatically sent to their home institutions by mail unless there is a hold on their account.

Contact Information

Questions?

We would love to answer any of your questions. Email us to learn more.