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Lehman College


James T. Carney

E-mail Address:
Phone Number: 718-960-7733
Office: Carman Hall, Room 267
Rank: Assistant Professor
Degrees and Sources of Degrees: B.A., Fordham University; M.A., Communication Arts, College of New Rochelle

Assistant Professor Jim Carney currently teaches courses in Journalism & Media Communication Studies and Media Production.  After earning his BA from Fordham University where he was a DJ at WFUV-FM, Carney moved into Cable TV, winning multiple CableAce & Emmy Awards.  He has an MS in Communications Arts from the College of New Rochelle.  The ‘90s saw Professor Carney leading Bronxnet TV for almost a decade before joining the Lehman Faculty.  He also was founding Academic Director of the CUNY Online Baccalaureate Program in Media Communications & Society. 

Academic Interests

  • Radio, Television, Media Public Policy


  • Local News, Community Media