Journalism and the Writing Professions
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Location: VC 7-266
Joshua Mills worked as an editor and writer at The New York Times for a decade and as a reporter or editor at The Associated Press; The New York Post, the New York Daily News, Newsday, Bloomberg News and The Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.). He has written on a wide variety of subjects for magazines ranging from Playboy to Boys’ Life, including Rolling Stone, The Village Voice, New York, Esquire, TV Guide and the Columbia Journalism Review. He continues to do occasional editing for The Times, as well as on book projects.
Professor Mills has long been involved in training journalists. He served as chair of the training committee of Society of American Business Editors and Writers, as well as a board member. He also was on the Board of Academic Advisers of the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism and has led Reynolds workshops in cities around the country. He has served as a Governor of the New York Financial Writers Association, for many years ran copy editing programs for the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund and served as the U.S. director of the Bertelsmann Summer Academy, a training program for German business journalists.
Co-author (with Peter Fornatale) of Radio in the Television Age, Mills has written frequently about broadcast ownership and regulation. He has also worked as a writer and editor for several radio and television documentaries.
Among the subjects that interest him are the media business, international trade, the business of sports, the business of culture and almost anything about ice hockey.
Before joining the Baruch faculty, Professor Mills taught at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, N.Y.U. and Pace University and at several branches of the City University of New York. He earned a B.A. and an M.A. at City College of New York.