Karyn CollinsKaryn Collins

Karyn D. Collins is an award-winning professional journalist who specializes in feature writing including arts and fashion. Her work has been published in a range of newspapers, magazines and websites including the Associated Press, the Asbury Park Press, the Camden Courier-Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Essence magazine, Dance magazine, Jet magazine and In addition to her work as a journalist she is an educator and serves as an adjunct at Rutgers University, William Paterson University, Seton Hall University and Bloomfield College.


Melissa CornickMelissa Cornick
Co-Director for Digital Education

Melissa Cornick is an award-winning investigative journalist and television producer whose original reports have been featured on “60 Minutes,” “20/20,” “Nightline,” “Dateline,” “NBC News Now” and “CBS Reports with Walter Cronkite.” She is also a specialist in strategic communications, lecturing, advising and developing initiatives for organizations with a focus on human rights, history, diversity and inclusion, that includes fact-driven video productions. She has served as Adjunct Professor at Fordham and Adelphi Universities, and is a lifetime member of the Board of Advisors for Fordham College at Lincoln Center.