Register for Columbia Journalism School's Virtual Admissions Events



This fall, we are excited to provide prospective students from around the world with a variety of interactive, virtual events about Columbia Journalism School's degree programs and educational opportunities.  Please click on the names of the events below in order to register for them.


DECEMBER 2020


Saturday, December 5: Columbia Journalism School Comprehensive Information Session 


Join an extensive conversation with Columbia Journalism School faculty, staff, and alumni about Columbia's degree programs, career development services, and student life. 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET.
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Wednesday, December 9: Admissions and Financial Aid Discussion


Join a conversation with staff from Columbia Journalism School's Office of Admission and Financial Aid about admissions requirements and advice, and about scholarship opportunities and financial planning.  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET. 


PAST FALL 2020 EVENT VIDEOS 

Did you miss some of our previous fall events? Please click on the event titles to watch video footage of them.

Friday, September 25: The Power of Journalism: A Conversation Between Steve Coll and Elena Cabral


Join Steve Coll, Dean of Columbia Journalism School, and Professor Elena Cabral, Director of the Part-time M.S. Program, for a conversation about the importance of in-depth, accurate reporting at a time of rapid social, economic, and environmental change around the globe. 

Tuesday, September 29: The Ph.D in Communications Program - An Introduction 


Join Professor Andie Tucher, Director of the Ph.D. in Communications, for an in-depth conversation about the curriculum of the program, which offers doctoral students a multidisciplinary approach to the study of the relationships between people and media in their cultural, social, political, historical, economic and technological contexts. 

Saturday, October 3: Columbia Journalism School Comprehensive Information Session 


Join an extensive conversation with Columbia Journalism School faculty, staff, and alumni about Columbia's degree programs, career development services, and student life. 

Monday, October 5: The M.S. Stabile Investigative Specialization


Join a conversation with Professor Sheila Coronel, Director of the Stabile Investigative Program, and adjunct professor and THE CITY reporter Ese Olumhense ('17 M.S. Stabile), about what investigative journalism is - and how Columbia trains its students to hold institutions and individuals accountable through investigative reporting. 

Wednesday, October 7: Understanding Ph.D. Admissions


Join Christine Souders, Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, for a discussion about how to prepare an application for the Ph.D. in Communications Program. 

Wednesday, October 7: The Heist - Inside the New Investigative Podcast


Go behind the scenes of the new Center for Public Integrity investigative podcast series The Heist, with host, co-executive producer and Columbia Journalism School professor Sally Herships, reporter and alumnus Andrés Caballero ('11 M.S.), and co-executive producer Mei Fong. Their talk will be moderated by Cardiff Garcia ('06 M.S.), the co-host of NPR's The Indicator. 

Thursday, October 8: The Master of Arts Program - An Introduction


Join a conversation with Nicholas Lemann, Professor and Dean Emeritus, and Jane Eisner, Director of Academic Affairs, about the overall curriculum of the Master of Arts Program, which gives experienced journalists the opportunity to take their reporting to the next level by providing them expert training in one of four subject-area concentrations: Arts and Culture, Business and Economics, Politics, or Science. 

Tuesday, October 13: Building Writing Skills in the M.S. Program 


Join Professors Jessica Bruder, Alexis Clark, and Dale Maharidge for a discussion about the training that Columbia Journalism School offers to Master of Science Program students who want to become more impactful and inventive written storytellers.  

Wednesday, October 14: The M.S. in Data Journalism Program - An Overview


Join a conversation with Professors Giannina Segnini and Jonathan Soma about the M.S. in Data Journalism Program, which provides students with the hands-on training needed to tell deeply reported data-driven stories in the public interest. 

Thursday, October 15: The M.A. Program's Arts and Culture Concentration


Join a conversation with Professors Alisa Solomon and David Hajdu about the Master of Arts Program's Arts and Culture Concentration, in which experienced journalists develop the habits of mind, skills and flexibility to be a cultural reporter or critic in the fullest sense. 

Friday, October 16: Admissions and Financial Aid Discussion


Join a conversation with staff from Columbia Journalism School's Office of Admission and Financial Aid about admissions requirements and advice, and about scholarship opportunities and financial planning.  

Monday, October 19: Building Audio Skills in the M.S. Program


Join Professors Daniel Alarcon, Joanne Faryon, and Sally Herships for a discussion about the opportunities that Columbia offers to M.S. students who want to gain a range of audio reporting and storytelling skills. 

Thursday, October 22: Dual M.S. in Journalism and Computer Science - An Overview


Join a conversation with Professor Emily Bell at Columbia Journalism School and Professor Eugene Wu at the Columbia School of Engineering and Applied Science about the Dual M.S. Degree in Journalism and Computer Science, which prepares students for robust opportunities in both fields. 

Thursday, October 22: The M.A. Program's Business and Economics Concentration


Join a conversation with Professor Winnie O'Kelley about the Master of Arts Program's Business and Economics Concentration, in which experienced journalists develop a deep understanding of the forces driving the global marketplace - and the interconnected decisions that determine how we live and whether we prosper. 

Monday, October 26: The M.S. Documentary Specialization


Join a conversation with Professors June Cross, Judith Helfand and Thor Neureiter about the M.S. Program's Documentary Specialization, which combines world‐class training in how to be a reporter with professional skills in the craft of long-form visual storytelling. 

Wednesday, October 28: Forging Post-Columbia Careers in Broadcast and Podcasting


Are you interested in learning how Columbia Journalism School graduates have forged successful career paths in the broadcast television and podcasting worlds?  Please join us for a conversation with Lisa Ammerman ('00 M.S.) and Eric Salat ('99 M.S.), who have led distinguished careers in television news and entertainment, and who are now launching DRAFTED, a new docuseries podcast hosted by Keegan-Michael Key that takes a raw, honest look at what it takes to go from childhood dreamer to college star to entering the 2020 NFL draft.  You can listen to DRAFTED here

Thursday, October 29: The M.A. Program's Politics Concentration


Join a conversation with Professors Nicholas Lemann and Alexander Stille about the M.A. Program's Politics Concentration, in which experienced journalists learn how to think and report more deeply about social and political affairs. 

Thursday, November 5: Information Session with Dean Steve Coll at Columbia Global Centers - Mumbai


Join a special information session about Columbia Journalism School hosted by Columbia Global Centers - Mumbai and featuring Dean Steve Coll and recent alumni Bhaskar Ghosh ('20 M.S. Journalism/Computer Science) and Disha Shetty ('18 M.A. Science). 

Saturday, November 7: Columbia Journalism School Comprehensive Information Session 


Join an extensive conversation with Columbia Journalism School faculty, staff, and alumni about Columbia's degree programs, career development services, and student life. 

Monday, November 9: Building Visual Storytelling Skills in the M.S. Program


Join Professors Nina Berman and Duy Linh Tu for a discussion about the opportunities that Columbia Journalism School offers to M.S. students who want to gain professional photojournalism and video storytelling skills.

Thursday, November 12: Understanding Ph.D. Admissions


Join Christine Souders, Associate Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, for a discussion about how to prepare an application for the Ph.D. in Communications Program. 

Thursday, November 12: The M.A. Program's Science Concentration


Join a conversation with Professor Marguerite Holloway about the M.A. Program's Science Concentration, in which experienced journalists learn how to interpret studies, unearth important details, place scientific developments in context — and make science come alive. 

Friday, November 13: Admissions and Financial Aid Discussion


Join a conversation with staff from Columbia Journalism School's Office of Admission and Financial Aid about admissions requirements and advice, and about scholarship opportunities and financial planning. 

Monday, November 16: The Part-time M.S. Program


Join a conversation with Professor Elena Cabral, Director of the Part-time M.S. Program, about how Columbia Journalism School's part-time curriculum offers working students a more flexible, but no less rigorous, version of the M.S. degree program.