The Challenges of Covering Covid-19, with Reporter Elisha Ortiz (Fieldstadt) (’14)

As the Covid-19 crisis continues, new developments seem to emerge every hour, if not every minute. We caught up with alumna Elisha Ortiz (Fieldstadt) ('14), a breaking news reporter at NBC, who discussed the challenges of covering a global pandemic, how she sees the story evolving, and the ways that she honed her craft as … Continue reading The Challenges of Covering Covid-19, with Reporter Elisha Ortiz (Fieldstadt) (’14)

Artistic Rise: Director and Dramaturg Reuven Glezer (’19)

“I’ve worn so many hats,” says Reuven Glezer (’19), a Brooklyn-based artist who recently directed the play The Jewish Question: A Report from the Jewish Deportation as Documented by C.S. Chaplin at the Baruch Performing Arts Center. “I’ve been a stagehand, an assistant director, on crew, a light operator, a dramaturg, and a playwright – which … Continue reading Artistic Rise: Director and Dramaturg Reuven Glezer (’19)

Running the City: Alumni Help Chart New York City’s Course

While some Baruch College graduates pursue endeavors in far-flung locales, others find boundless opportunity right outside their alma mater’s doorstep—to the great benefit of the city Baruch calls home. Case in point: New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (MPA ’95), New York City Fire Department Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro (’71) (above), and April Leong … Continue reading Running the City: Alumni Help Chart New York City’s Course