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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 Fall, 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.

2020 Fall
2 sections

Feature Writing for Print and Digital Media

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

2020 Fall
1 section

Interviews and Profiles

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

2020 Fall
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.

2020 Fall
1 section

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.

2020 Fall
1 section

Multimedia Storytelling

Receive a comprehensive overview of multimedia storytelling and gain practical experience in all facets of digital story production.

2020 Fall
1 section

Social Media for Storytellers

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

2020 Fall
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.

2020 Fall
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.

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.

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.

The Political Feature

Learn how to write and sell arresting, well-structured articles that put the human interest into political controversy.

Writing Parenthood: Writing for a Growing Market

Produce a polished, ready-to-publish work of nonfiction about parenthood for a growing market.