News and Events

Jan 20 2015

NYIT Selected to Participate in Epicenter’s Pathways to Innovation Program

Jan 13 2015

NYIT Ranks Among 2015 U.S. News Best Online Programs

Dec 23 2014

Architecture and Medical Students Launch Global Competition for Healthy Designs

Dec 18 2014

BBC to Feature Home2(O) Project in News Segment

Dec 12 2014

NYIT Wins Grant to Develop STEM Programs

Mar 30 2015

Summer 2015 Registration Begins

Mar 30 2015

Info Session: Minor in Energy Science, Technology and Policy

Mar 30 2015

Teaching International Students: Lunch in Manhattan

Mar 31 2015

Research Boot Camp: Pulverizing Plagiarism

Mar 31 2015

Statistics Plus: Finding Company, Investment & Market Research Data

Facilities and Resources

The Department of Communication Arts maintains studios and laboratories for all production classes in Web design and new media, television, digital filmmaking, radio and sound, and advertising/public relations.

TV studio

Electronic journalism classes taught on the Manhattan campus produce segments for cable and international television distribution. On both campuses, we have state-of-the art production facilities. Manhattan campus has upgraded to High Definition Television and field production.

On both campuses, digital filmmaking laboratories include high definition cameras, editing stations, and screening facilities.


On both campuses, radio laboratories are equipped with digital stereo consoles, digital recording equipment, and digital audio editing programs. The sound processing laboratories have voice recording, sound transfer, and digital mixing facilities.

Motion Graphics:
State-of-the art, multi-platform computer labs are available on both campuses to support all communication arts specializations including new media capabilities.

2012 Events at NYIT Auditorium on Broadway:

New York Premiere: Bones of Turkana
WHEN: Tuesday, May 1, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
WHERE: NYIT Auditorium, 1871 Broadway (b'twn. 61st and 62nd Streets)
RSVP:,, (212) 686-5005
This event is FREE

Don't miss this special New York premiere of the exciting National Geographic/PBS documentary BONES OF TURKANA. The movie follows world-famous anthropologist Richard Leakey and his team across an African landscape - and the filmmakers are there to capture the moment when they discovered the fossil clues that could finally reveal how we became human. The film's soundtrack features new music by Paul Simon and the Kenyan Boys Choir.

Screening will be followed by a Q&A with Bones of Turkana's award-winning filmmakers. Here's your chance to learn what goes into creating a great documentary, from choosing the topic and creating the story arc, to securing funding and finding distribution.

  • John Heminway, explorer and filmmaker who has been documenting wild corners of our planet and astonishing audiences with his films.
  • Katie Carpenter, longtime producer and director of documentaries and television series about nature, travel, and the environment.

April 24, Striking Ratings Gold

April 10, Genius Rocket: Crowdsourcing Ads

March 28, Careers in Travel Media

March 28 Careers in Travel Media, part 2

Social Television and the Multi-Screen Experience
WHEN: Tuesday, March 6, 6:30 to 8:00 pm
WHERE: NYIT Auditorium, 1871 Broadway (b'twn. 61st and 62nd Streets)

Social media has turned the traditional one-way model of watching TV into an interactive experience. Almost every broadcaster has been exploring exciting new ways to get noticed and enhance the multi-screen experience. Hear from TV and social media pros.

  • Sabrina Caluori, VP, Social Media & Performance Marketing, HBO
  • Scott Rosenberg, Co-Founder and CEO, Umami
  • Gayle Weiswasser, Vice President, Social Media, Discovery Communications
  • Moderator: Natan Edelsburg, Vice President, Sawhorse Media

Network News Websites: Reaching Niche Audiences
WHEN: Thursday, March 1, 6:30 to 8:00 pm
WHERE: NYIT Auditorium, 1871 Broadway (b'twn. 61st and 62nd Streets)

Major TV networks are re-purposing their news content on targeted websites in an effort to better serve minority audiences. Learn how niche English-language sites speak to our growing populations of Hispanic, Asian, and African-American communities, what role they are playing in this election year, and find out where new career opportunities will be in this burgeoning area of network news.

  • David A. Wilson, Founder & Executive Editor,
  • Chris Peña, Executive Editor, NBC Latino
  • Geraldine Moriba, Executive Producer, In America, CNN
  • Alberto Vourvoulias, Managing Editor, Fox News Latino
  • Moderator: Lili Gil, Business & Latino Affairs Expert; Media Contributor; Co-founder & Managing Partner, XL Alliance
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