Journalism Faculty

Jim Pensiero

Jim Pensiero

F. James (Jim) Pensiero is a retired editor and news executive with 42 years of media-industry experience. He retired as deputy managing editor of The Wall Street Journal in November 2015, after 31 years of service there in a variety of editing and management roles including night news editor, national copy chief, deputy national editor, managing editor/SmartMoney, associate publisher and vice president of news operations. Jim was selected to accept the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting for his role in producing the Journal’s September 12, 2001, edition. Following his retirement from the Journal, Jim worked for 15 months as a consultant at Gannett Co., reporting to Gannett’s chief content officer. He’s also done consulting work for News Corp. and McKinsey & Co. Jim began his news career in 1975 at the Burlington County Herald in Mt. Holly, NJ, later working at the Passaic (NJ) Herald-News, The Evening Bulletin of Philadelphia, Time Inc. and The Associated Press before joining The Wall Street Journal in 1984. He is married to Karen Miller Pensiero and lives in Verona, NJ, and Mt. Desert, Maine. 

Spring 2022 Course: Introduction to Media Studies II

[ Journalism ]Mary Romano

Mary Romano

Mary Romano is an assistant managing editor at Barron’s, the weekly magazine and online financial publication based in New York, where she helps guide…

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[ Journalism ]photo of Gaiutra Bahadur

Gaiutra Bahadur

Gaiutra Bahadur is the author of the narrative history Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture, shortlisted in 2014 for the Orwell…

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[ Journalism ]Carla Baranauckus

Carla Baranauckus

Carla Baranauckus is a journalist with experience at The New York Times, HuffPost,,,, 24/7 Wall St., AOL,…

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[ Journalism ]Hilda Dzietror

Hilda Dzietror

Hilda Dzietror is a graduate of Rutgers-Newark, majoring in journalism and video production. Throughout her time at Rutgers-Newark, she worked…

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[ Journalism ]Neva Rae Fox

Neva Rae Fox

Neva Rae Fox has been a member of the Rutgers-Newark part-time faculty since the Spring 2019 semester. Her teaching caps…

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[ Journalism ]Robert Pluma

Robert Pluma

Robert Pluma is a multidisciplinary artist, documentarian, and creative technologist dedicated to creating intimate, sensitive work to confront inequity and…

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[ Journalism ]Dan Radel

Dan Radel

Born and raised at the Jersey Shore, I spent my early life working on fishing boats. I graduated from the…

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[ Journalism ]Robin Wilson-Glover

Robin Wilson-Glover

Robin Wilson-Glover has been involved in local news coverage for nearly 40 years. She has been a political reporter, an…

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