Journalism and Training Resources

Explore journalism resources from NewsU, and our valued training partners.
  • Reporting Resources from the McCormick Foundation's Specialized Reporting Institutes

    Looking for resources to help you cover key topics? From investigating local government to understanding the impact of the economic crisis on families, we can help. These workshops, Webinars and resource pages, provided through the Robert R. McCormick Foundation’s Specialized Reporting Institute (SRI) program, feature the sources and resources you need to cover stories with context and confidence.
  • Lessons from #10YearsUP and Resources for Audience Engagement

    Audience engagement is more than just a buzzword — it's an essential part of journalism. On Aug. 29, 2016, Poynter convened a group of audience engagement experts at The Hearst Tower in New York City to focus on this topic. This is a collection of resources put together by experts from that convening.

  • Poynter’s Writing Process and Resources for Writers

    Looking to become a better writer? Poynter's Roy Peter Clark offers some steps for writing to help you on your journey. Here are our 10 favorite online writing courses to help you master your craft.

  • Poynter ACES Program for Editors and Editing

    These editing courses from Poynter News University and ACES: The Society for Editing bring together the industry leaders in professional editing with the global leader in journalism training. Working together, we have created certificate programs as well as individual courses designed to develop and grow the skills of writers, editors, communications professionals, educators and students.

  • Poynter's Certificate Programs

    Your next career move starts here. Build your resume and boost your skills with certificates from Poynter NewsU. From social media and public relations, to editing, reporting and adjunct teaching, each program covers the essential skills and best practices you need to succeed. And each Poynter program comes with the great teaching you've come to expect from the global leader in journalism.

    Want to put the power of Poynter training to work in your organization? We've built custom programs for a range of media organizations, including National Geographic, The McClatchy Company, Journal Media and the USA TODAY Network. If you are interested in a custom program for your organization, please contact us at

    Read our Certificate FAQ here.

  • Poynter NewsU Training Points

    Our rewards program lets you earn training points every time you watch a webinar, tell a friend about a course or join in other e-learning at Poynter's NewsU. You can redeem your points for webinars, self-directed courses, certificates and more. The more you learn, the more you earn.

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