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Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism

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The 2018 program runs from January 16 through May 18, 2018.

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Startup Launchpad

Since introducing the entrepreneurial program in 2010, we have helped launch more than 100 startup projects, including:

  • Skillcrush: Learn the skills that will get you hired, guaranteed
  • How India Lives: A database and search engine for public data in India
  • Narrative.ly: Human stories, boldly told
  • NK News: North Korea news, opinion, culture & curiosities
  • Efecto Cocuyo: Journalism that illuminates Venezuela
  • Coda Story: Creating single-topic platforms for crisis storytelling
  • Purple: Interactive news updates on Facebook Messenger

Other alums have gone on to work for such organizations as BuzzFeed, Mashable, Facebook, Quartz, Fusion, Mic, Storyhunter, Crowdtangle, The Huffington Post, Vice, and Hearst.

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Contact us if you have any questions about the Advanced Certificate for Entrepreneurial Journalism.

Jeremy Caplan

Jeremy Caplan
Director of Education, Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism
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