Columbia Journalism School
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    2015 Pulitzer Prizes

    The 99th annual Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism, Letters, Drama and Music were announced April 20 at Columbia Journalism School. Read more

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    ABJ Presents Documentarian Erik Parker

    Join the Association of Black Journalists for a night with filmmaker and MA Politics grad Erik Parker and associate producer Martha Diaz on Monday, April 20. Read more

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    Summer Investigative Reporting Course

    Designed by Columbia’s Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism, this three-week institute is for reporters, editors and producers seeking a comprehensive approach to conceiving, researching and writing investigative stories. Read more

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    2015 Mike Berger and Paul Tobenkin Awards

    Joanne Faryon and Brad Racino from inewsource won the Berger Award for human interest reporting. Mark Puente won the Tobenkin Award for uncovering police brutality in Baltimore. Read more

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    Columbia Journalism Investigation

    The J-School report is available on A press conference was held on Monday, April 6, with Dean Steve Coll and Dean of Academic Affairs Sheila Coronel and can be viewed at Read more

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    Going to Columbia Journalism School

    Recent graduates talk about their experience at the J-School and what it's like in the workforce after graduation. Read more

Columbia Journalism School turns students into high-impact journalists.

Our Master of Science students develop fundamental reporting and writing skills and professional ethics—in addition to the digital fluency that 21st-century journalism demands.

Master of Arts students dig deeper. By combining three or more years of professional journalism experience with a concentration of their choosing—such as science, health and the environment, business, politics, or arts & culture—our students become stronger reporters, editors, and producers, able clearly to convey subject-area expertise. 

Our Ph.D. program connects the field of communications with an academic study of the humanities to enhance the understanding of media.

Why Columbia Journalism School?

·       Go digital. Our cutting-edge, revamped program reflects the profound changes in the profession. We teach our students to be 21st-century journalists.

·       Learn from the best. Our faculty members, all distinguished journalists, teach and mentor our students at the only journalism school in the Ivy League.

·       Make New York City your beat. We live and work in the media capital of the world. What better place to uncover, analyze, and explain the important stories of our time?

·       Accelerate your career. In one school year, you’ll develop skills that take years to build in the field—and that will put you at the head of the pack.

·       Be in demand. Our alumni are some of the most respected journalists in the world, and our grads have excellent job prospects.

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