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Maier Receiving Columbia Journalism School Alumni Award Adds to Newsday's Previous List of Winners

Next month, I’ll receive a 2022 Columbia Journalism School Alumni Award, joining several Newsday journalists from the past on the School’s list of winners including Dele Olojede, Anthony Marro, Howard Schneider, Allan Sloan, Susan Page, Jim Toedtman , Emily Genauer, Stanley Asimov, Josh Friedman, Gail Collins, Tom Goldstein, Heidi Evans and Martin Gottlieb. My small Columbia class from 1982 had five graduates who eventually joined Newsday. Here's an interview published by the Columbia Journalism School: Thomas Maier, '82 M.S., investigative journalist at Newsday and author of several books of American history and biography What is your favorite memory of the J-School? It was thrilling on the first day to walk through the J-School’s entrance, full of hope and ambitions, and then ascend the stairs to a place aptly called “The World Room.” I am the first in my family to go to college, so entering Columbia, the world’s most renowned journalism school, felt like an unforgettab

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