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Margarita Diaz

Associate Professor of Journalism

BA, University of Puerto Rico Sec.; MA, New School for Social Research; MA, Wesleyan University

School of Communications


JRN 260

News Writing - Spring 2018

COM 140

Storytelling - Spring 2018



Phone Number


Mail Drop



Office Location

Center for Comm.&Engineer #251


Margarita Diaz is an assistant professor of Journalism. She was one of the founding editors of El Daily News, the first fully bilingual English-Spanish daily newspaper in the United States. In the 1990's she was an entertainment editor and writer at the New York Daily News, where she focused on coverage of film, television and popular music.

Educational Background

Diaz has a B.A. in Fine Arts from the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras, an M.A. in Media Studies from The New School for Social Research, and an M.A. in Liberal Studies from Wesleyan University.