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.
One of the weather-related stories I found intriguing over the past couple of months was the emergency telecommuting that had to be done; I figured even employers reluctant to allow working from home were forced to as slick roads and storms kept employees off the roads. Well, we have another reason to address telework trends [...]
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.
After five years of leading the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, I’m leaving the center in March and will become project manager of APME’s NewsTrain. The change fits with a shift in my personal life. I am moving back east, where I am starting an international training consultancy. Stay tuned for details @LindaAustin_.
I recently interviewed my former Arizona Republic colleague Tom Zoellner at the wonderful civic treasure that is Town Hall Seattle. The occasion: His tour promoting his new book, Train: Riding the Rails That Created the Modern World — From the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief. There is life after journalism. Zoellner has a well-reviewed book [...]
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism has awarded fellowships to two journalists to attend the annual conference of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) in Phoenix March 27-29.
Students from Elon, Central Michigan and Texas Christian universities have won business journalism internships as part of the Reynolds Visiting Business Journalism Professors Program. The program, which has placed visiting professors in business journalism on nine campuses since 2012, permits students from those campuses to compete for internships.
“You’d better learn how to play the game, and I don’t just mean the game of football” — North Dallas Forty In 1989, someone gave me a present: A balsa wood kit of a Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton. We both worked at the Dayton Daily News, which at the time had the greatest concentration of talent [...]
When I was young, I was covering the historic Texaco-Pennzoil trial in Houston. At one point, James Kinnear, the president of Texaco sought me out and we had a great conversation. He left me his card and wrote his private telephone number on it (this was pre-cell phone days). I felt important. “Never forget where [...]