CUNY names Graciela Mochkofsky dean of the Newmark j-school


Graciela Mochkofsky, who has distinguished herself as a journalist, author, teacher and academic in two languages on two continents, will become the third dean to lead the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY since it opened in 2006. A native of Argentina, she is the only Latina serving as dean at a graduate school of journalism in the U.S.

Mochkofsky joined the Newmark J-School in 2016 to launch the nation’s first bilingual master’s journalism concentration in English and Spanish. Three years later, she added the Center for Community Media (CCM) to her portfolio, serving as executive director to an enterprise that supports hundreds of news outlets covering immigrants and communities of color across the country.

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