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Journalism

  • Hones Multimedia Storytelling Skills
  • Explores Traditional and Digital Media
  • Develops Technical Skills

Over the past 25 years, journalism has experienced huge changes in the gathering, creation, and dissemination of news content. These cutting-edge courses ground you in the here and now of writing and producing features, breaking news, and multimedia stories. You will gain practical training in research and reporting, while building technical skills to produce strong narrative stories for a variety of media—newspapers, magazines, video, websites, blogs, podcasts, social media platforms, among others. Learn more about the Certificate in Journalism and Newswriting.

This Summer, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

Podcasting, Radio Reporting, and Storytelling

If you want to create a podcast or work in radio, learn everything you need to get started in this beginner’s workshop.

2021 Summer
2 sections

Freelance Journalism: How to Pitch and Sell Stories

Learn how to hatch fresh story ideas that will draw editors’ attention and how to portray these ideas in winning ways.

2021 Summer
1 section

Writing About Health and Beauty for Online Publications and Magazines

This nonfiction writing course will give you the tools to write and sell health and beauty stories for a robust and growing market.

2021 Summer
1 section

Interviews and Profiles

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

2021 Summer
1 section

Creating a Narrative Podcast

Acquire the training to launch your own story-driven podcast series, and leave the course with your own 15- to 20-minute pilot.

2021 Summer
1 section

Writing Parenthood

Produce a polished, ready-to-publish personal essay or hybrid essay/reported piece about parenthood for a growing market.

2021 Summer
1 section

Multimedia Storytelling

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2021 Summer
1 section

Introduction to Spanish Journalism

Improve your vocabulary, grammar, and grasp of Spanish slang by reading and discussing news articles in Spanish.

2021 Summer
1 section

Advanced Podcast Workshop

As a self-motivated emerging podcaster with editing experience a background in audio storytelling, get feedback on your work-in-progress.

2021 Summer
1 section

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.

Feature Writing for Print and Digital Media

This practical workshop is designed to prepare you for writing and publishing feature articles.

Newswriting: Writing Above the Fold

Learn the central aspects of newswriting, from crafting a lede to organizing complex information into truthful, objective, and accurate prose.

Writing Midlife and Beyond

Learn how to shape your personal experiences and reporting into a compelling, publishable essay or feature for the midlife and beyond market.

Journaling: Writing Today for Tomorrow

Explore of the history of journaling with gain practical guidance in developing a journaling approach that is personally and creatively fulfilling.

Social Media for Storytellers

As a creative professional, learn to harness the power of social media with easily executed strategies and tactics.