Journalism Certificate Program

Looking for ways to grab the attention of editors and publishers? Want to assess the skills of potential contributors or student journalists? Certificates from Poynter's News University can help you demonstrate your proficiency of the journalism industry's essential skills and best practices, and evaluate the skills of those who want to work with you.

Custom certificates have been developed in partnership with several news organizations, including The McClatchy Company. If you are interested in a custom certificate for your organization, please contact us at

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Available Certificate Programs and Course Packs