Alumni reporters

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.
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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.

Multi-generational businesses survive on the North Fork

Kelly Zegers | The Suffolk Times
Kelly Zegers is a recent graduate of the School of Journalism working for the Suffolk Times on Long Island. Check out her story about how many North Fork businesses have remained family-owned for generations.

Episcopal Church Sues Trump Administration Over Travel Ban

Will James | National Public Radio
School of Journalism alum Will James appeared on NPR's All Things Considered with his report on a Washington church that is suing the federal government.