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Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism 2017 at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

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The Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is accepting applications for the next Advanced Certificate Program, which takes place Jan. 16 to May 18, 2018 in New York.

  • Join one of the world’s leading entrepreneurial journalism programs.
  • Develop your own venture between January 16 and May 18, 2018.
  • Meet top media innovators from Facebook, Twitter, NYTimes and beyond.
  • Take workshops with top professors and work with a personal mentor and industry coaches to build your own startup.


January 16 – May 18, 2018


$5,665 as of Spring 2017 for NY residents

$9,950 as of Spring 2017 for non-NY residents


Scholarships are available on a case-by-case basis.


Open to top graduates and mid-career professionals in fields that include journalism, technology, business and design

Program Highlights

  • Visit Startups like Twitter, Facebook and Google
  • Present Your Project During Demo Week
  • Meet One-on-One with Experts and Advisors
  • Learn from Entrepreneurs, Educators and Innovators
  • Join a Friendly, Fun International Cohort

Core Classes and Workshops

  • Fundamentals of Business
  • New Business Models for News
  • Entrepreneurial Incubator
  • Startup Mentorship
  • Entrepreneurial Skills

Apply Now

Complete the brief form below to begin applying for the 2018 Tow-Knight Advanced Certificate Program, which runs from January through May 2018. Decisions will be made on a rolling basis.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the  Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism 2017

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