Journalism & Public Relations Program

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All our students intern in a real work setting to increase their marketability after graduation. Some of the places where our students have interned:


  • Amsterdam News, New York City.
  • Manchester Newspapers: The Granville Sentinel, Granville, N.Y.
  • Saratogian, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Malone Telegram, Malone, N.Y.
  • The Record, Troy, N.Y.
  • Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Saranac Lake, N.Y.
  • Art Voice, Buffalo, N.Y.
  • Austin Daily Statesman, Austin, Texas.
  • Burlington Free Press, Burlington, Vt.
  • City Newspaper, Rochester, N.Y.
  • Daily Gazette, Schenectady, N.Y.
  • Finger Lake Times, Geneva, N.Y.
  • Lake Champlain Weekly, Plattsburgh, N.Y.
  • Lake George Mirror, Lake George, N.Y.
  • Lake Placid News, Lake Placid, N.Y.
  • Legislative Gazette, Albany, N.Y.
  • MOAS Times, SUNY Plattsburgh Model UN Summer Assembly.
  • Queens Courier, Queens, N.Y.
  • Post-Star, Glens Falls, N.Y.
  • Poughkeepsie Journal, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
  • Press and Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, N.Y.
  • Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y.
  • Reading Eagle, Reading, Pa.
  • Star-Tribune, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Times-Union, Albany, N.Y.
  • Village Voice, New York City.
  • The Virginian-Pilot, Outer Banks Bureau, N.C.


  • Adirondack Explorer, Saranac Lake, N.Y.
  • Harper’s Bazaar, New York City.
  • Parenting, New York City.
  • Adirondack Life, Jay, N.Y.
  • Bon Appétit, New York City.
  • Buffalo Spree, Buffalo, N.Y.
  • Complex, New York City.
  • Forbes Traveler, New York City.
  • Honey, New York City.
  • Niagara Frontier Sports & Leisure, Buffalo, N.Y.
  • Nylon Magazine, New York City.
  • Readers Digest, Pleasantville, N.Y.
  • Saveur, New York City.
  • Self, New York City.
  •, New York City.
  • Skunk, Montréal, Québec, Canada.
  • Special Publications, Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y.
  • Spin magazine, New York City.
  • Success, Clifton Park, N.Y.
  • Teen People, New York City.
  • Teen Voices, Boston, Mass.
  • Wenner Media (Rolling Stone, Men’s Journal), New York City.
  • Westchester Magazine, Elmford, N.Y.

Other Media

  • CNN, New York City.
  • MTV/Viacom, New York City.
  • WPTZ, Plattsburgh, New York.
  • CBS News, New York City.
  • Dateline NBC, New York City.
  • EFX Media, Arlington, Va.
  • Flotrack, an online sports site based in Austin, Texas.
  • Fox TV, Albany, N.Y.
  • Global Information Network, New York City.
  • Hearst Entertainment, New York City.
  •, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • MSNBC, New York City.
  • New York Times Television, New York City.
  • News 12 Long Island, Woodbury, N.Y.
  • US Frontline News, New York City.
  • VH-1 Classic, New York City.
  • WAVE 102 radio station, Dundee, Scotland.


  • City of Châteauguay, Québec, Canada (
  • Olympic Regional Development Authority, Lake Placid, N.Y.
  •, Austin, Texas.
  •, Syracuse, N.Y.
  •, Philadelphia, Pa.
  •, South Orange, N.J.
  •, New York City.
  • Press-Republican newspaper, Plattsburgh, N.Y.
  • Strictly Business magazine, Plattsburgh, N.Y.
  • Studley Printing, Plattsburgh, N.Y.

Public Relations

  • Attorney General’s Office, Plattsburgh, N.Y.
  • Admissions Office, SUNY Plattsburgh, N.Y.
  • Public Relations Office, SUNY Plattsburgh, N.Y.
  • Sports Information Office, SUNY Plattsburgh, N.Y.
  • Institutional Advancement, SUNY Plattsburgh, N.Y.
  • North American Association for Environmental Education, Washington, D.C.
  • North Country Cultural Arts Center, Plattsburgh, N.Y.
  • Oraja Lounge, Plattsburgh, N.Y.
  • Planned Television Arts, a division of Ruder Finn, the largest private public relations firm in New York City.
  • Salerno and Weinstein Law Office, Nesconset, N.Y.
  • USA Luge, Lake Placid, N.Y.
  • Washington Wild Things, Washington, Pa.

Career Resources

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like to learn more about the journalism and public relations programs at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact

Dr. Jonathan Slater, Chair
Office: Ward Hall 241
Phone: 518-564-2284
Fax: 518-564-2349
Email: [email protected]