Emerson College Digital Course Pack: JR637 Fall 2016

Course Pack Overview

Emerson College Digital Course Pack: JR637 Fall 2016
Digital Course Pack

About Digital Course Packs

A digital course pack gathers self-directed training and assessments in a convenient package.

This is a series of self-directed courses produced by Poynter's News University covering key aspects of writing and storytelling for the web. This online supplement to in-class meetings and traditional texts is crucial for understanding of news, editing and multimedia. Each of these digital courses has an assessment of your understanding of the information presented, which is part of your final grade in the course.

This Digital Course Pack is for students enrolled in Editing and Web Producing JR637 at Emerson College. If you are interested in a course pack for your school, please contact us at info@newsu.org.

Training Partner:

Emerson College

Emerson College is the nation's only four-year college devoted exclusively to the study of communication and performing arts. As an independent, privately supported co-educational college, Emerson engages students as active participants in learning by providing unique opportunities to explore their fields of interest.


Justin Hathaway

Justin is teaching Editing and Web Producing at Emerson College and also is NESN’s manager of digital strategy. He joined NESN in 2013 and oversees the regional sports network’s digital content strategy, including editorial, video and advertising content, mobile and tablet applications, and social media accounts. Prior to that, he was a senior editor at NFL Media, where he oversaw the news and blogs operations for NFL.com and NFL Network. He also was assistant sports editor at The Florida Times-Union and worked on sports copy desks at The Sacramento Bee, Cincinnati Enquirer and Tulsa World.