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85 journalism students begin Dow Jones News Fund program this week
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85 journalism students begin Dow Jones News Fund program this week

The Dow Jones News Fund will train and send 85 undergraduate and graduate students to work this summer as business reporters, digital journalists, news and sports copy editors in paid internships at 54 of the nation’s leading news organizations. A FULL LIST of the interns, their universities and news organizations with their training programs and Twitter [...]

Why you should consider Cronkite’s online business journalism certificate
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Why you should consider Cronkite’s online business journalism certificate

This article was first published by ASU Online which is running the Online Graduate Certificate Business Journalism Program in conjunction with the Reynolds Center and Arizona State University’s Cronkite School of Journalism. Business and the economy have been dominating the headlines and taking over water cooler talk for years. The Dow plummets. Mortgage rates increase. [...]

So where do you go after winning a Polk Award at your internship?
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So where do you go after winning a Polk Award at your internship?

At only 22-years-old, one recent Arizona State University graduate has already accomplished what most professionals take years to achieve. Lauren Kyger has won the 2013 George Polk Award in Journalism for business reporting for her first major investigative project while interning with the Center for Public Integrity. “I was honestly shocked. I was really, really [...]

Questions and answers about Cronkite’s online graduate certificate in business journalism
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Questions and answers about Cronkite’s online graduate certificate in business journalism

Starting in August 2014, Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication will offer the first online graduate certificate in business journalism through its Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. Below are answers to frequently asked questions about the certificate. To apply, visit bizjournalism.asu.edu.

Cronkite’s Reynolds Center offers 1st online graduate certificate in business journalism
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Cronkite’s Reynolds Center offers 1st online graduate certificate in business journalism

To meet the growing demand for skilled business journalists, the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University is offering the first online graduate certificate in business journalism through the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. Starting in August 2014, the Cronkite School will offer a five-course, 15-credit-hour certificate taught entirely online by experienced journalists. The graduate certificate, which can be completed within six months, is designed for journalists globally who seek expertise in business journalism. To apply, visit bizjournalism.asu.edu.

How an aspiring business journalist regained hope in the industry
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How an aspiring business journalist regained hope in the industry

I spent nights at movie premiers and advanced screenings. I met the hunky Shemar Moore, spoke to a former heroin addict turned celebrity tattoo artist and followed a medieval knight. This summer brought many adventures – all in the name of business journalism. For about two months, I covered the business of entertainment as part [...]

University of South Carolina launches doctorate fellowship
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University of South Carolina launches doctorate fellowship

The University of South Carolina is launching a doctorate fellowship for business journalism thanks to a $500,000 gift from Kenneth W. Baldwin Jr., a Columbia native and 1949 USC alumnus. The Baldwin Business and Financial Graduate Fellowship for Business Journalists, which will begin in the fall semester 2014, is valued at more than $70,000 per [...]

Are we seeing the start of the Greatest Generation of business journalists?
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Are we seeing the start of the Greatest Generation of business journalists?

The Greatest Generation of business journalists will come from today’s university students. A perfect storm of events, technology and globalization has equipped this generation to better understand and effectively report on the world of money than any that preceded it. Its words and visuals for financial issues that matter will also carry faster and further [...]

Working behind the scenes at KNBC LA
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Working behind the scenes at KNBC LA

By Chelsea Klement My experience at NBC affiliate, KNBC LA has so far been a complete whirlwind. I have enjoyed the first couple weeks tremendously and feel right at home when it comes to knowing most of the staff and other interns in the department. The department I am interning in is California Nonstop News, [...]

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