Jeremy Caplan

  1. Director of Teaching and Learning
  2. Director of the Entrepreneurial Journalism Creators Program

Jeremy Caplan is an experienced journalist and educator who helps journalists around the world develop impactful new projects. As Director of Teaching and Learning at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, his focus is on strengthening how the school prepares the next generation of journalists for the evolving industry.

Jeremy also leads the school’s new Entrepreneurial Journalism Creators Program, a 100-day online curriculum for independent journalists around the world. Having directed the first global M.A/ and certificate programs in Entrepreneurial Journalism, Jeremy has supported hundreds of journalists around the world in developing their own niche journalism ventures over the past decade.

As a reporter at Time Magazine, he wrote hundreds of stories on subjects ranging from digital innovation to the nuances of low-wage work.

After studying public policy at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, he earned an M.S. in Journalism as a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University and an MBA at Columbia Business School as a Wiegers Fellow.

Jeremy writes Wonder Tools, a newsletter highlighting the most useful digital resources that’s now syndicated through Fast Company. Before becoming an educator and journalist, Jeremy was a violinist, serving as Concertmaster of the International Symphony Orchestra in Israel.

He lives in New York City with his wife and two daughters. Jeremy is on Twitter @jeremycaplan and online at


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