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Marcus Reeves

Marcus Reeves

Adjunct Instructor

Marcus Reeves teaches writing and entertainment journalism at New York University. He is the author of Bronze Shields: A Black Police Organization’s Fight for Equality and Power in Newark, NJ and Somebody Scream! Rap Music's Rise to Prominence in the Aftershock of Black Power. Working as a cultural writer for over 20 years, Reeves has written for The Washington Post, The San Francisco Chronicle, Playboy, The Village Voice, The Source, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Crisis and a host of other publications. Reeves has appeared in documentaries like Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World, Unsung: Big Daddy Kane and Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy D. 

Past Courses

Entertainment Journalism

Raise your arts IQ and gain a solid understanding of how to write publishable articles that inform and entertain and can be pitched to major outlets.

Interviews and Profiles

Learn how to conduct effective interviews, fashion them into articles, and get them published.