City College Student Brent Renaud Killed While Reporting in Ukraine

BARUCH COLLEGE–City College student Brent Renaud, 51, was killed in Ukraine on March 13, while reporting on the Russian invasion in the outskirts of Kyiv.

Brent was working there on a TIME Studios project about the global refugee crisis, according to a statement by Time Magazine. He was in City College’s Master of Fine Arts program for creative writing.

Brent Renaud’s death is the first reported death of a foreign correspondent covering the war in Ukraine.