Reporting begins here.

Columbia Journalism School has been a preeminent institution for over a century — and continues to invest in the industry by focusing on five major areas over the next decade.

Even as the industry is grappling with many difficulties, journalism is seeing an unprecedented level of innovation.

Dean Jelani Cobb

The pillars of CJS2030 are integrated in every facet of the school, from curriculum to Centers and career development. Learn how at each of the pages below.

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AI Initiative

Researching and developing tools to be on the cutting edge of the industry.

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Mstyslav Chernov at the 2024 duPont-Columbia Awards.
Democracy Initiative

Strengthening the fourth estate with rigorous, ethical and compelling journalism.

Climate Initiative

Training the next generation of reporters to cover the most pressing issue of our time.

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Dean Jelani Cobb celebrating the first anniversary of the Loan Repayment Assistance Program, supporting graduates who work in nonprofit newsrooms.
Access Initative

Opening doors to the profession: journalism relies upon, and is improved by, perspectives and people from a variety of backgrounds.

CJS2030 News

One year ago, Dean Jelani Cobb and Columbia Journalism School launched the pilot Loan Repayment Assistance Program, the first of its kind for gradu

Reporters from The Washington Post and the Virginia Center for Investigative Journalism at WHRO & ProPublica have won the 2024 Berger Award and

The Lipman Center for Journalism and Civil and Human Rights is proud to announce its 2024 fellowship winners — journalists who will pursue reportin

Alex Mierjeski, ’17 M.S. Data Journalism, shares the National Reporting award with other staff members at ProPublica.

Romany Webb, Deputy Director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, will be the journalism school’s in-house expert for topics related to clim

A multi-platform journalist and filmmaker, Tu teaches reporting and video storytelling courses as a Professor of Professional Practice.

The fellows will engage in intensive, full-time reporting work for CJI’s investigative, cross-borders data and global migration teams.

Margaret Sullivan, weekly columnist for the Guardian US, is returning to where she previously taught Audience and Engagement courses.

The Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors awarded Professor Benítez its Excellence in Television Award.