• ACES In-Depth Editing Online Group Seminar (Fall 2018)

    Online Group Seminar

    This Online Group Seminar teaches editors to apply critical thinking skills to editing texts for a variety of platforms.

  • Associated Collegiate Press Entrepreneurial Journalism Certificate Program

    Certificate Program

    This certificate is for Associated Collegiate Press members who wish to demonstrate their knowledge of the principles and key concepts of entrepreneurial journalism.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Becoming an Entrepreneurial Journalist: From Idea to Implementation: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Becoming an Entrepreneurial Journalist: From Idea to Implementation" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Six Traits of Successful Entrepreneurial Journalists: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course, "Six Traits of Successful Entrepreneurial Journalists" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Entrepreneurial Journalism: Revenue and Marketing: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course, "Entrepreneurial Journalism: Revenue and Marketing" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Entrepreneurial Journalism: Running the Business: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Entrepreneurial Journalism: Running the Business" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Journalism Entrepreneurs: Planning and Making Money from Events: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course, "Journalism Entrepreneurs: Planning and Making Money From Events" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Innovation at Work: Helping New Ideas Succeed: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Innovation at Work: Helping New Ideas Succeed" at Poynter's NewsU.

  • Associated Collegiate Press Improve Your Writing Certificate

    Certificate Program

    This certificate is for Associated Collegiate Press members who want to improve their writing and reporting skills.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • The Writers Workbench: 50 Tools You Can Use: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "The Writer's Workbench," at Poynter's NewsU.

    • How to Use Detail in Your Writing: Course Assessment
    • Write with Voice and Tone: Course Assessment
    • Get Me Rewrite: Course Assessment
  • Basic Reporting and Writing Certificate Program

    Certificate Program

    Demonstrate your knowledge of essential reporting and writing skills by earning this certificate from Poynter's NewsU.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • The Writers Workbench: 50 Tools You Can Use: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "The Writer's Workbench," at Poynter's NewsU.

    • The Interview: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "The Interview" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • The Lead Lab: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "The Lead Lab" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Cleaning Your Copy: Grammar, Style and More: Course Assessment (NEW)
    • Get Me Rewrite: Course Assessment
  • Becoming a More Effective Leader: The Power of Relationships (2015)

    Online Group Seminar

    Develop a relationship-centered leadership style to bring about exceptional results in your organization.

  • Becoming a More Effective Writer: Clarity and Organization (January 2018)

    Online Group Seminar

    Build the reporting and writing habits you need to organize your information better and write more clearly.

  • Becoming a More Effective Writer: Clarity and Organization (January 2019)

    Online Group Seminar

    Build the reporting and writing habits you need to organize your information better and write more clearly.

  • Becoming a More Effective Writer: Clarity and Organization (July 2015)

    Online Group Seminar

    Build the reporting and writing habits you need to organize your information better and write more clearly.

  • Becoming a More Effective Writer: Clarity and Organization (July 2017)

    Online Group Seminar

    Build the reporting and writing habits you need to organize your information better and write more clearly.

  • Becoming a More Effective Writer: Clarity and Organization (June 2018)

    Online Group Seminar

    Build the reporting and writing habits you need to organize your information better and write more clearly.

  • Becoming a More Effective Writer: Clarity and Organization (October 2016)

    Online Group Seminar

    Build the reporting and writing habits you need to organize your information better and write more clearly.

  • Brigham Young Poynter-ACES Certificate in Editing

    Certificate Program

    A certificate in "Editing" from Poynter and the American Copy Editors Society shows that you have a solid foundation in the principles of editing.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • The Art and Science of Editing: Course Assessment

      This assessment measures your understanding of the course, "The Art and Science of Editing."

    • Getting It Right: Accuracy and Verification in the Digital Age: Course Assessment
    • Fundamentals of Editing: Course Assessment

      This assessment measures your understanding of the Poynter self-directed course, "Fundamentals of Editing."

    • Clarity is Key: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Clarity is Key" at Poynter's NewsU

    • Writing Online Headlines: Course Assessment
  • Building Effective News & Information Websites: HTML & CSS (May 2015)

    Online Group Seminar

    This hands-on, project-based course will help you develop web publishing skills from the ground up – no prior programming experience necessary.

  • Building Effective News & Information Websites: jQuery & WordPress (July 2015)

    Online Group Seminar

    This hands-on, project-based course will help you create interactive, dynamic websites with cutting-edge tools and techniques.

  • Building Your Brand on Social Media: A Poynter Certificate

    Certificate Program

    Establish and maintain a presence that cuts through the clutter of voices online.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • How and When to Shoot Video with a Smartphone: Course Assessment
    • Say No To Clickbait: How To Make (Good) Shareable Content: Course Assessment
    • Beyond the Byline: A Guide for Journalists for Personal Branding: Course Assessment
    • You Are what You Tweet: Course Assessment
    • Mining Trending Topics: How to Use Social Media to Tell Stories Your Audience Cares About Course Assessment
    • How to Power Your Reporting With Social Media: Course Assessment
  • Certificate Program for HSN Editors

    Certificate Program

    Demonstrate your knowledge of essential editing and revising skills by earning this certificate from Poynter's NewsU.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Clarity is Key: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Clarity is Key" at Poynter's NewsU

    • Cleaning Your Copy: Grammar, Style and More: Course Assessment (NEW)
    • Get Me Rewrite: Course Assessment
    • The Art and Science of Editing: Course Assessment

      This assessment measures your understanding of the course, "The Art and Science of Editing."

  • Certificate Program for HSN Writers

    Certificate Program

    Demonstrate your knowledge of essential writing and revising skills by earning this certificate from Poynter's NewsU.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Conquering Writer's Block: Course Assessment

      This quiz shows your mastery of the NewsU course, "Conquering Writer's Block."

    • Mastering Revision: Polish Your Writing Like a Pro: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Mastering Revision: Polish Your Writing Like a Pro" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • What Makes a Great Blog: Course Assessment

      This assessment measures your mastery of the NewsU course, "What Makes a Great Blog."

    • Get Me Rewrite: Course Assessment
  • Community Building for Columnists: Poynter-Gannett Online Group Seminar (Nov. 2016)

    Online Group Seminar

    In this online group seminar you will learn some of the essential ingredients that make a well-read columnist.

  • Community Building for Columnists: Poynter-Gannett Online Group Seminar (Oct. 2016)

    Online Group Seminar

    In this online group seminar you will learn some of the essential ingredients that make a well-read columnist.

  • Creating an Audience-Focused, Digital News Organization: Intro to Table Stakes

    Online Group Seminar

    This course will introduce your news organization to the digital tools and lessons you can use to compete in the digital publishing game. Get five live sessions for the price of three.

  • Creating Your Social Media Strategy (September 2016)

    Online Group Seminar

    Learn how to make your social media work more effective, more strategic and more meaningful.

  • Entrepreneurial Journalism Certificate Program

    Certificate Program

    A certificate in "Entrepreneurial Journalism" shows that you have a solid foundation in the principles and key concepts of entrepreneurial journalism.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Becoming an Entrepreneurial Journalist: From Idea to Implementation: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Becoming an Entrepreneurial Journalist: From Idea to Implementation" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Entrepreneurial Journalism: Running the Business: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Entrepreneurial Journalism: Running the Business" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Entrepreneurial Journalism: Revenue and Marketing: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course, "Entrepreneurial Journalism: Revenue and Marketing" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Journalism Entrepreneurs: Planning and Making Money from Events: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course, "Journalism Entrepreneurs: Planning and Making Money From Events" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Innovation at Work: Helping New Ideas Succeed: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Innovation at Work: Helping New Ideas Succeed" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Six Traits of Successful Entrepreneurial Journalists: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course, "Six Traits of Successful Entrepreneurial Journalists" at Poynter's NewsU.

  • Feature Reporting and Writing: Finding, Mining and Creating Great Stories (January 2017)

    Online Group Seminar

    Pulitzer Prize-winner Lane DeGregory will show you how to create a powerful feature story and coach you through the process in this four-week seminar.

  • Feature Writing Foundations: Master Class with Lane DeGregory

    Master Class

    An in-depth interview with Pulitzer-Prize winner Lane DeGregory on balancing craft, collaboration and time.

  • Finding Your Voice: Writing for Columns and Blogs (Fall 2017)

    Online Group Seminar

    The essential ingredients to distinguish your writing in a world of opinions.

  • Gazetecilik Gelişimi – Poynter NewsU Türkiye (Sertifika)

    Certificate Program

    Evrim geçirmekte olan günümüz dijital medya ortamında temel gazetecilik becerilerine ve en iyi uygulamalara hakim olduğunuzu gösterin. Poynter-Türkiye Gazetecilik Burs Programı kapsamındadır.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Araştırmacı Haberciliğe Giriş – Yeterlilik Testi

      Poynter NewsU’nun “Araştırmacı Haberciliğe Giriş” dersini öğrenme seviyenizi ölçer.

    • Sosyal Medya: Habercilikte Kullanılacak Stratejiler ve Araçlar Yeterlilik Sınavı

      Poynter NewsU’nun “Sosyal Medya: Habercilikte Kullanılacak Stratejiler ve Araçlar Yeterlilik Sınavı” dersini öğrenme seviyenizi ölçer.

    • Başarılı bir Gazeteci Blogu Oluşturmak

      Poynter NewsU’nun “Başarılı Bir Gazeteci Blogu Oluşturmak” dersini öğrenme seviyenizi ölçer.

    • İşi Doğru Yapmak: Dijital Çağda Hatasızlık ve Doğrulama: Yeterlilik Sınavı

      Poynter NewsU’nun “İşi Doğru Yapmak” dersini öğrenme seviyenizi ölçer.

  • Headlines that Help Stories Reach Readers (McClatchy July 2016)

    Online Group Seminar

    In this week-long course, you'll learn practical ways to write better headlines on the Web. This course is only for McClatchy employees.

  • How Your Audience Can Make You a Better Journalist (McClatchy Spring 2017)

    Online Group Seminar

    Learn to use Chartbeat and Omniture to better serve your audience.

  • Indiana Wesleyan University: COM 483 Advanced Newswriting Certificate (Fall 2018)

    Certificate Program

    This Certificate is for students enrolled in COM 483 Advanced Newswriting at Indiana Wesleyan University.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Data Visualization for Journalists: Stripping the Dread from the Graphics Course Assessment
    • Introduction to Investigative Reporting: Course Assessment
    • The Power of Public Records: Course Assessment
    • Data Analysis for Journalists: Training Package Course Assessment
  • Innovation and Storytelling: Master Class with Mario Garcia

    Master Class

    Join design royalty Mario Garcia in this special in-depth interview on storytelling and innovation.

  • Investigative Storytelling, Lessons from a Career in Radio: Master Class with Howard Berkes

    Master Class

    No matter what medium you work in, this Master Class with Howard Berkes will give you the tools and inspiration to tell great investigative stories.

  • Iowa Central: Building Your Brand on Social Media

    Certificate Program

    Establish and maintain a presence that cuts through the clutter of voices online.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • How and When to Shoot Video with a Smartphone: Course Assessment
    • Beyond the Byline: A Guide for Journalists for Personal Branding: Course Assessment
    • You Are what You Tweet: Course Assessment
    • Say No To Clickbait: How To Make (Good) Shareable Content: Course Assessment
    • Mining Trending Topics: How to Use Social Media to Tell Stories Your Audience Cares About Course Assessment
    • How to Power Your Reporting With Social Media: Course Assessment
  • Journal Become a Better Writer Certificate

    Certificate Program

    This training program with tools and techniques to strengthen your writing requires the completion of three Poynter NewsU courses: How to Use Detail in Your Writing, The Writer’s Workbench: 50 Tools You Can Use, and Write with Voice and Tone.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Write with Voice and Tone: Course Assessment
    • How to Use Detail in Your Writing: Course Assessment
    • The Writers Workbench: 50 Tools You Can Use: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "The Writer's Workbench," at Poynter's NewsU.

  • Journal Become a More Polished Writer Certificate

    Certificate Program

    This training program aimed at improving the quality of your finished work requires the completion of two Poynter NewsU courses: Cleaning Your Copy: Grammar, Style and More and Get Me Rewrite: The Craft of Revision.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Get Me Rewrite: Course Assessment
  • Journal Compelling Multimedia Storytelling Certificate

    Certificate Program

    This training program helps multimedia journalists, digital, multiplatform and broadcast producers build a strong foundation in building multimedia stories. It requires the completion of three Poynter NewsU courses about multimedia and video.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Surviving Solo: Be a Better Backpack Journalist Course Assessment

      This quiz evaluates your understanding of the course "Surviving Solo: Be a Better Backpack Journalist." Do not click the back button when taking the assessments. Doing so will take you out of the assessment and would probably count as a failure for one of your three chances.

    • Five Steps to Multimedia Storytelling: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Five Steps to Multimedia Storytelling" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Video Storytelling for the Web: Course Assessment
  • Journal Compelling Storytelling with Video and Audio Certificate

    Certificate Program

    This training program is focused on helping multimedia journalists improve their video and audio storytelling skills. It requires the completion of two Poynter NewsU courses: Reporting and Writing for TV and the Web and Natural Sound Packages.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Natural Sound Packages: Course Assessment
    • Reporting, Writing for TV and the Web: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Reporting, Writing for TV and the Web" at Poynter's NewsU. Do not click the back button when taking the assessments. Doing so will take you out of the assessment and would probably count as a failure for one of your three chances.

  • Journal Digital Analytics and Social Media Certificate

    Certificate Program

    This training program gives multimedia journalists, digital, multiplatform and broadcast producers an understanding of social media and analytics in digital publishing. It requires the completion of two Poynter NewsU courses.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Social Media Credibility: Extending Your Reach: Course Assessment
    • Using Analytics to Drive Website Success: Course Assessment
  • Journal Edit with Confidence and Accuracy Certificate

    Certificate Program

    This training program is for assigning editors, digital, multiplatform and broadcast producers and others who need a solid foundation in the principles of editing. It requires the completion of three Poynter NewsU courses about editing and headlines.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Fundamentals of Editing: Course Assessment

      This assessment measures your understanding of the Poynter self-directed course, "Fundamentals of Editing."

    • The Art and Science of Editing: Course Assessment

      This assessment measures your understanding of the course, "The Art and Science of Editing."

    • Writing Online Headlines: Course Assessment
  • Journal Write Clearly and Accurately Certificate

    Certificate Program

    This training program focused on improving accuracy and clarity requires the completion of two Poynter NewsU courses: Clarity is Key: Making Writing Clean and Concise and Getting It Right: Accuracy and Verification in the Digital Age.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Clarity is Key: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Clarity is Key" at Poynter's NewsU

    • Getting It Right: Accuracy and Verification in the Digital Age: Course Assessment
    • Language Primer: Punctuation Assessment (2015)
  • Looking East for Digital Champs: Social Media Certificate Program for Indian Journalists

    Certificate Program

    This training program gives multimedia journalists, digital, multiplatform and broadcast producers an understanding of social media and analytics in digital publishing. It requires the completion of eight Poynter NewsU courses.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Journalism and Trauma: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Journalism and Trauma" at Poynter's NewsU

    • Break Through the Noise: SEO and Online Content Sharing for PR and Marketing Course Assessment
    • Beyond the Byline: A Guide for Journalists for Personal Branding: Course Assessment
    • How to Power Your Reporting With Social Media: Course Assessment
    • Say No To Clickbait: How To Make (Good) Shareable Content: Course Assessment
    • Investigating the Internet: How to Sniff Out Scams Course Assessment
    • How to Cover Big News As It Breaks: Course Assessment
    • Mining Trending Topics: How to Use Social Media to Tell Stories Your Audience Cares About Course Assessment