Summer Training in New York

fjum_forum for journalism and media is happy to announce a partnership with the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Make news this summer in New York City! Join exciting, two-week Summer Intensives in the media capital of the world.

These 2-week journalism classes cover the most essential skills for today’s media professional. Join us in July for a course on Digital Journalism Skills, New York City Reporting and Writing or Entrepreneurial Journalism Intensive – or take two courses during the whole month of July. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact fjum-Director Daniela Kraus by email: daniela.kraus@fjum-wien.at/wp


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Digital Journalism Skills Intensive
Session 1: July 5 – July 15
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Session 2: July 19 – July 29
Today’s journalists need to use the latest technology. They need to tell stories across multiple platforms and to reach diverse audiences. This two-week course in digital journalism will equip you with the most important skills. These include photojournalism, audio production, video storytelling, social media management, crowdsourcing, smartphone reporting, and more. This action-packed course will offer many opportunities for you to use audio/visual equipment and to practice reporting on breaking news.
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New York City Reporting and Writing Intensive
Session 1: July 5 – July 15
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Session 2: July 19 – July 29
What better way to improve your journalism skills than to report and write about New York, one of the world’s most complex and fascinating cities! During this two-week course, you will explore New York’s diverse neighborhoods, under the guidance of our professors. You will interview officials and other news makers, and write stories on the city’s amazing cultural influences and its vibrant, immigrant-driven economy. By the end of this intensive course you’ll know New York’s people, politics and culture inside and out.
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Entrepreneurial Journalism Intensive
Session 1: July 5 – July 15
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Session 2: July 19 – July 29
The journalism field is evolving rapidly due to changing technologies and how we use them. This two-week course will let you look into the future of journalism. You will explore the latest in digital media innovation and new business models. You will learn the ways in which journalism organizations are now gathering and distributing information and making money from it. This class will feature many guest speakers from a variety of media organizations.  You will get a first-hand look by visiting forward-thinking newsrooms in New York City.
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Unbenannt

Lisa Armstrong is an award-winning journalist with credits in The New York Times, The Atlantic, O, The Oprah Magazine, USA Today, The Daily Beast and several other publications and websites. She has received several awards, including the National Press Club’s Joan Friedenberg Award for Online Journalism.

Jeremy Caplan is Director of Education for the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. He has taught courses at CUNY on digital journalism, reporting and writing, business fundamentals, and entrepreneurial journalism. @jeremycaplan

Jere Hester works with students and faculty to produce and distribute professional-level journalism. He joined the J-School in 2006 as the founding director of the award-winning NYCity News Service, which feeds student work to journalism outlets of all types and sizes.


Who can participate? The Summer Intensives are open to any person who shows interest in learning more about journalism. We have had students, as well as participants who have years of experience in journalism and want to use these two-week courses as a way to learn new skills. People come from all over the world for the Summer Intensives at the CUNY J School. 

How much does it cost? Each two-week Summer Intensive course costs $2,800 and includes housing at The Towers at CCNY ($2,000 without housing).

Where can I sign up? To begin your registration, please fill out the information on the form here>> and submit for review and approval. Space is limited, so we encourage you to register early.

Do I need to apply for a visa to participate? Since this is a short course, you will not need a student or exchange visitor visa. CUNY will provide you with a letter of invitation which will help you to obtain a B1/B2 visitor visa if need be.  

For more detailled information, visit CUNY Graduate School of Journalism >>

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05.07.2016
Jeremy Caplan
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

New York City