Thursday, July 16, 2009

Former Daily News writer gets NYT byline


Former Daily News reporter Kristina Peterson has a byline in this morning's New York Times (link). She left the Daily News about a year ago and moved to New York to get a master's degree from Columbia University's J-school. We're told that the story this morning was her master's project, which was originally a story about 5,000 to 10,000 words that was reduced for publication today. Congratulations, Kristina!

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

So The New York Times is now publishing student work?

Anonymous said...

It always has, and the paper actually pays journalists for their stories too!

Addiction said...

I think it's awesome that students get the chance to get their work published even if it's for such a degree. I work at a drug rehab and it's important to let the younger people get a foothold in leadership skills.

Anonymous said...

It's called *freelance*, dude. And they're one of the few places that still pay for it.

Anonymous said...

Considering some of their error prone professional articles they might prefer someone with higher standards albeit student work.

Anonymous said...

'Freelancer gets article in New York Times' isn't a news item. The fact that it is a student journalist makes it noteworthy. Dude.