For a century, Columbia Journalism School has been helping people report on the world. Now is your chance to turn it around, and reflect on your time at the J-School. Note: we welcome memories of long-time professor and beloved friend of the school Judith Crist, who passed away on August 7, 2012.

Whether you were a student, on staff or a member of the faculty, please share your favorite experiences from your time here and/or how the J-School has touched your life. And, please include a photo (maximum file size 6 MB) to accompany your entry. If you have any questions or are having trouble submitting your reflection, please email

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  • A J-School Assignment I’ll Never Forget
    A J-School Assignment I’ll Never Forget By Waka Tsunoda ’62

    One of the biggest news stories while I was a student at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism was the plane crash of American Airlines’ Flight One... more →

    Posted by: AlumniAlumni Fri Jun 8, 2012 1 Comment
  • Richard Baker and Me
    Richard Baker and Me By Joe Saltzman ’62
    Professor of Journalism

    After all of us had arrived at the Journalism School in the Fall of 1962, we had an orientation lunch where we each introduced ourselves. When it was over... more →

    Posted by: AlumniAlumni Mon Apr 23, 2012 1 Comment
  • Memories of '62
    Memories of '62 By Joe Saltzman ’62
    Professor of Journalism, USC Annenberg

    I was right out of undergraduate school where I was editor of the student newspaper, The Daily Trojan, at the University of Southern California and... more →

    Posted by: AlumniAlumni Wed Apr 11, 2012 Leave a comment