Course description

This workshop-style course offers a critical and practical exploration of features journalism including profiles in-depth interviews immersive reportage and essays. We read and analyze published works discuss the journalistic and storytelling methods and watch events and performances that serve as our own creative material. Students also share their work produced through a variety of writing assignments. Through these assignments students develop research and reporting habits hone their organization and personal style and develop the imaginative skills to bring their subjects to life. Student work is grounded in journalistic basics and fact-gathering as well as in techniques of narrative nonfiction including structure and voice.


  • Nieman Fellow, Nieman Foundatiuon for Journalism, Harvard University

Associated Schools

  • Harvard Division of Continuing Education

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