Podcasts & Audio Stories

Hear directly from the Columbia Journalism School community on various topics through engaging audio journalism.

Professors, students and CJS alumni break down today's news, historical happenings and other topics that have shaped journalism across the years.

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Shoe Leather

This investigative podcast goes behind the scenes of forgotten stories that shaped New York City, and tracks down the people who were at the center of that news. 

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On Assignment
On Assignment

On Assignment brings you some of the best conversations from CJS, produced and hosted by the school's duPont-Columbia Awards.

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Uptown Radio
Uptown Radio

This weekly news magazine, modeled after NPR’s "All Things Considered," is produced by Radio Workshop — the most advanced audio course at CJS.

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Columbia Journalism Review: Listen Up

From Columbia Journalism Review, and hosted by former CJS Fellow and editor at The Week, Emily Russell, this podcast focuses on the business models of journalism.

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How We Got Here
How We Got Here

Learn how history and identity shape narrative: "We like to say we’re writing the first draft of history. But if we don’t know our own... we run the risk of misinterpreting what we see."

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Since 2015, Columbia Global Reports has offered depth and clarity on vital issues: "We don’t just publish books; we use books to start conversations about topics that weren’t getting the attention they deserved."

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The Kicker

Columbia Journalism Review's podcast furthers its mission: to encourage excellence in journalism in the service of a free society.

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Pulitzer on the Road

What makes a Pulitzer Prize winner? This podcast travels the country to meet with authors and journalists to share the stories behind their  work.

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City Newsroom

This podcast is a retrospective of the reporting done by journalists at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.