Articles By Tommie Collins

Tommie Albert Collins III, a rising senior at Hampton University, studying graphic design and English. His dream is to work as a designer for a major news publication such as Wired or The New York Times. His long-term goal is to open a performing arts school for students who come from less-than-privileged backgrounds.


Jamal Collier got his break in sports reporting by covering the losing team. The recent University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign graduate said his diligence and past experience interning with Major League Baseball is what landed him his spot at the Institute.



The New York Times Student Journalism Institute in New Orleans for 2014 is now concluded. We will resume in May 2015 in Tucson, Arizona.

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