- Builds writing self-confidence
- Develops voice
- Shapes tone and style
Great communication begins with the ability to tell an engaging story. These courses will help you to create and present strong narratives through writing, audio, and visuals. The skills you will develop have the potential to set you apart in your industry, from politics and design to marketing and finance, providing you the tools to advance your career through effective self-promotion and communication. Try a single class or explore our Certificate in Storytelling .
This semester, study in-person or from anywhere in the world from the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.
Creative Writing for Beginners: Saturday Afternoon Workshop
Boost your creativity with an evening of cutting-edge exercises while identifying your next steps as a writer.
Strategic Communications and Corporate Storytelling
Learn to craft compelling narratives that match the tone and intentions of a company, brand, or communication campaign.
Fundamentals of Storytelling
Explore the basic elements of story, and apply them to your writing for more dynamic content, whether for novels or résumés.
Introduction to Podcasting and Radio Reporting
If you want to create a podcast or work in radio, learn everything you need to get started in this beginner’s workshop.
Bias in American Media: An Overview
When working in media jobs, it’s essential to be both a savvy consumer of the news as well as a thoughtful editor. This class, taught by a...
Introduction to the Media Industry
In this two-session course taught by a senior magazine editor with deep experience in newspaper, magazine, and digital media as well as...
Multimedia storytelling has the power to provide context and depth to news stories, fundraising drives, marketing campaigns, and personal...
Creative nonfiction is an expansive mode of inquiry that integrates personal narrative with critical reflection. In this course, we’ll...
Post-Production Overview: Telling Stories with Sound or Visuals
Digital content is everywhere you look. No matter the medium, there is a post-production process that takes your idea from a bunch of raw...
Writing About Health and Beauty
This nonfiction writing course will give you the tools to write and sell health and beauty stories for a robust and growing market.
Crafting Great Essays from Personal Experience
Turn personal experiences into marketable essays or op-ed columns for newspapers or the web.
How to Write Op-Eds and Personal Essays
Learn how to write essays and then get them published in magazines, in newspapers, and online.
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.
Produce a polished, ready-to-publish personal essay or hybrid essay/reported piece about parenthood for a growing market.
Advanced Podcast Workshop
As a self-motivated emerging podcaster with editing experience a background in audio storytelling, get feedback on your work-in-progress.
Global Presentations: Words, Images, and Data
Build the knowledge, skills, and oral proficiency to organize and participate in global presentations, including reports, negotiations, and pitches.