Paul Glader

Laventhol / Newsday visiting professor

Visiting Professor

Paul Glader is the Laventhol / Newsday visiting professor at Columbia Journalism School, teaching a seminar class for the MA Buisiness program in Spring of 2018. Glader is also an associate professor of journalism, media and entrepreneurship at The King’s College in New York City, where he directs the McCandlish Phillips Journalism Institute. He is founder and co-director of the NYC Semester in Journalism (NYCJ) and co-advises the student online news portal, magazine and video platform, The Empire State Tribune. He directs the business reporting program for the Dow Jones News Fund. He is executive director of The Media Project, a non-profit news platform and training program for international journalists.

Glader spent 10 years as a staff writer at The Wall Street Journal, covering a variety of beats including technology, health / science, travel, metals/mining and finance. He’s written for countless publications including The Washington Post, The Associated Press, Der Spiegel, The Indianapolis Star,,, Bloomberg BusinessWeek and He’s appeared on international TV and radio programs including CNBC, Fox Business, Infobae, All India Radio and WSJ Radio.

Glader received a Master’s from Columbia University as a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at the graduate schools of business and journalism. He is a media scholar and Executive MBA participant at The Berlin School of Creative Leadership at Steinbeis University in Germany. He lived in Germany from 2011-2013, as a Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow and as a European Journalism Fellow at Freie Universität in Berlin.

His research and writing interests include the startup economy/technology innovation; journalism ethics and history/the new journalists; urban planning/transportation; Europe/Germany/Scandinavia; parenthood/fatherhood; creativity in leadership and media entrepreneurship. He enjoys surfing, reading and traveling with his wife and two daughters.