Jerome Aumente

Nieman Fellow1968

About Jerome Aumente

Jerome Aumente, a 1968 Nieman Fellow, is distinguished professor emeritus and special counselor to the dean at the School of Communication and Information (SC&I) at Rutgers University. He was founding chairman of the Department of Journalism and Media Studies and founding director of the Journalism Resources Institute, both in SC&I.

Jerome Aumente, NF ’68

By Nieman Moments September 18, 2013

Founding director of the Journalism Resources Institute at the Rutgers School of Communication and Information, Aumente trains journalists around the world I arrived at Harvard University in 1967, emotionally … Read more

1979: Yes Virginia, There Is an Agnes

By Journalism December 15, 1999

[This article originally appeared in the Summer 1979 issue of Nieman Reports.] …Louis M. Lyons, as Nieman Curator, continually struggled against the ban on women from the program. His correspondence with the University administration in the early 1940’s shows that … Read more