JACKIE HAJDENBERG

Journalism Experience

COLUMBIA JOURNALISM SCHOOL

August 2019 - May 2020

Master of Science with coursework in investigative techniques, documentary video production, environmental writing, and history. Covered public housing, homeless shelters, and nonprofits in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Documentary work on Modern Orthodox Jewish dating practices. Documentary work on the novel coronavirus. Master’s thesis on voter suppression of youth vote-by-mail ballots.

HONEYSUCKLE MAGAZINE

February 2019 - August 2019

Copyedited articles for upload to Honeysuckle website. Contributed reporting and research on cannabis law and subculture. Conducted interviews. Created and managed the new humor column, HoneyChuckle. Social media management and engagement. Developed concepts for new magazine, The HoneyPot.

WHOWHATWHY

March 2019 - June 2019

Online investigative news publication. Assisted Editor-in-Chief with special projects, recruiting, and editorial departments. Contributed research to WhoWhatWhy articles.

NBCUNIVERSAL

SEPTEMBER 2017 - DECEMBER 2017

Pitched, researched and reported on national clients for more than 20 sponsored content articles for publication across various NBC Owned Television Stations websites. Image formatting for upload to CMS, using Adobe Photoshop. Edited online content in Spanish for Telemundo.

COLUMBIA DAILY SPECTATOR

(Various) 2015 - 2017

Trainee, ​Spectrum​ (2017)

Lifestyle section. Pitched and wrote five articles on life at Columbia. Reported on housing for a live streamed data visualization project.
Opinion Columnist, ​Spectator​ (2016)

Pitched and wrote bi-weekly columns on campus politics, health, and Judaism. Collaborated with editors in real time.
Featured op-ed columnist, ​Spectator​ (2015-2016)

Wrote two op-eds on campus politics, one featured in the weekly print edition of Spectator​. Collaborated with editors in real-time.

 

©2019 by Jackie Hajdenberg.