Are you a twentysomething journalist / blogger / photographer / critic / social media guru? 

Want to know more twentysomething journalists / bloggers / photographers / critics / social media guruæ*? 

Then you've come to the right place! 

This group isn't about "networking." It's about getting to know the community of young journalists living, working, and covering New York City. Also drinking. Media people of all stripes are welcome!

Also, ICMYI, we're kind of a big deal on Facebook.

How to use this group

• Join one of our monthly meetups, special events, or propose your own!

• Share your articles, what you're working on, get feedback

• Ask questions, get advice, talk about what's new in news

• Debate the merits of the Oxford Comma 

Who can join?

• Working journalists, freelancers, journalism students, or anyone who's interested in meeting other young journalists in NYC

The groups's cover image is from the Census DotMap, an awesome example of data-driven journalism by The Cooper Center's Demographics Research Group.

*Not actually the plural of 'guru'

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Recent Meetups

  • July 24 · 7:00 PM

    Drinks + Planning at The Pavilion

    34 journalists

    Good news! I managed to get us a party reservation at The Pavilion, a.k.a. Havana in Union Square. It's a gorgeous venue with good drinks and not too loud, making it the... Learn more
  • May 29 · 7:00 PM

    Panel + Media Mixer

    45 journalists

    The Future of Journalism: a panel discussion + mixer Facebook Event Friday, May 29th — 7:00pm (Doors at 6:30pm) 511 West 25th St, Suite 505 ====================... Learn more
  • March 2 · 8:00 PM

    Drinks & Introductions

    44 journalists

    Young Journalists NYC is under new management! Our first event of the new season — nobody knows each other yet, so come have a drink, meet some new people, and discuss... Learn more
  • February 20 · 7:00 PM

    Passing the Torch

    8 journalists

    Ladies and gentlemen, I am soon going to step down for two reasons:1) I have started school again.2) I feel that the group is being given opportunities that, because of... Learn more
  • January 15 · 7:00 PM

    First of 2015!

    25 journalists

    Welcome back, people. As promised, this next hangout will take place at a completely different venue. We'll be going to the Half King - a bar and restaurant whose claim... Learn more
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