Journalism and the Writing Professions
Professor of English/Journalism
Master's Program in Business Journalism
Location: VC 7-258
Dr. Eugene Marlow’s professional experience includes an eclectic 45-year background in management, media, the performing arts, and education on an international scale.
As a practicing media professional, Professor Marlow has accumulated extensive experience in the use of print and electronic media -- newspapers, magazines, radio, television, teleconferencing and the Internet -- for internal and external organizational communications, including public relations, advertising and marketing.
His management experience includes 11+ years at Citicorp, Prudential Insurance and Union Carbide, working primarily in corporate communications/public affairs departments. At Union Carbide, Professor Marlow staffed and helped design and supervise the construction of a $2 million media production department, including video, audio and graphic operations.
For over 20+ years, as president of a New York City-based print and electronic media consulting and production firm, he served domestic and international clients in the technology, healthcare, media, financial services, consumer products and nonprofit sectors.
Professor Marlow has accumulated 28+ years of teaching and training experience in academic and professional development settings, including 25 years teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in liberal arts, media and business at Baruch College, Fordham University and Merced College (California).
At Baruch College he has initiated, designed or taught 24 courses in the undergraduate and graduate business journalism program, the corporate communications program, the Zicklin Graduate School of Business, the Department of English and the Department of Journalism and the Writing Professions.
Professor Marlow has also designed, promoted, and hosted conferences, seminars and panel discussions, and custom-designed small group meetings in the United States, Canada, Brazil and China.
At Baruch College, Professor Marlow was founding webmaster of the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences website, senior co-chair of the Annual Milt Hinton Jazz Perspectives Concert series (now in its 22nd year) and former founding co-chair of the Annual Veterans Day Recognition luncheon. He was previously founding chairman, New York chapter, of the International Television Association (ITVA) (1972-1975) and ITVA National Director of Professional Development (1976-1977). He is former treasurer of the Jazz Journalists Association, and former Director, Media Relations, of the New York Composers Circle.
Professor Marlow received the 2010 James W. Carey award for Outstanding Journalism from the Media Ecology Association. He has also received distinguished teaching awards and fellowships from the Direct Marketing Educational Foundation and the Poynter Institute for Media Studies. He is a seven-time honoree, Weissman School of Arts and Sciences Authors, Editors, Artists/Performers annual reception (1996-2002) and a 10-time honoree at Baruch’s Annual Faculty Recognition Ceremony, A Celebration of Faculty Scholarship and Creative Achievement (2003-2012). Between 1978 and 1994 Dr. Marlow earned 25 awards for video programming/production excellence from numerous domestic and international competitions. In 1970 he was the first (and only) U.S. Air Force Historian to be honored as Historian of the Year by the United States Air Force Historical Society. Previously, he had received best historian recognition honors from 15th Air Force and Strategic Air Command.
Professor Marlow has authored eight books dealing with communications, technology and culture and 350+ articles and chapters in professional and academic journals and websites published in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Greece, Japan, China and Russia. His weekly online blog, “The Marlowsphere,” deals with issues of music, media, and culture.
Professor Marlow is also engaged in the field of the performing arts. He is a former participant in the BMI Jazz Composers Workshop. Numerous ensembles, including the Bobby Sanabria Big Band that recorded his composition “El Ache de Sanabria” on the 2007 Grammy-nominated album “Big Band Urban Folktales,” have performed his classical and jazz compositions. Two other of his big band charts appear on Grammy-nominated albums.
To date, Marlow has composed 225+ classical and jazz pieces for solo instruments, chamber ensembles and big band. His eight CDs have gained critical acclaim and have been aired on radio stations in 22 countries. He is also founder/leader of The Gene Marlow Ensemble and The Heritage Ensemble. The latter is a quintet devoted to the concert performance of Hebraic melodies in various jazz, Afro-Cuban, Brazilian and neo-classical styles. The group’s third CD (“A Fresh Take”) was released in June 2011.
Professor Marlow has earned five academic degrees in English, general management, media studies and music composition, including an M.B.A. (Golden Gate University) and a Ph.D. (New York University).