Alumni reporters

A Heart Transplant Saved My Life

Amanda Marzullo
SOJ alum Marzullo, a Digital Content Producer at Northwell Health, produced an ambitious and intense video project, and is spreading the inspiring story on social media.

Dow Jones News Fund creates site for homeless aid program

Eric Schmid
Recent graduate Eric Schmid attended the Dow Jones News Fund training program and participated in creating this site for the Phoenix Homeless Project.
Washington train wreck

Federal Officials To Probe Amtrak Derailment

Will James | NPR Radio School of Journalism alum Will James, now a reporter with KNKX in Tacoma, was on the scene and talked to David Greene on NPR's Morning Edition about the accident.

Stony Brook Alum Julio Avila’s Anchoring Debut

18 News | Julio Avila
Julio Avila graduated from the School of Journalism last year, and made his debut as a professional news anchor working for a local NBC station in Lexington, Kentucky.

The Explosion: An account of a gas station disaster in Ghana

Stony Brook Alum Jessica Opatich was on the ground in Accra in the aftermath of a gas station explosion that left at least seven dead. This story sheds light on the continuing epidemic of gas station and tanker explosions in Ghana, and the impact of the government's failure to solve the problem.