Educational Resources

It’s crazy how fast things are moving in our industry. Five years ago, there were just a handful of places teaching web video journalism. Now, there are plenty of fine institutions where you can learn how to make video journalism for the web. Here’s a list of programs we recommend:


Maine Media Workshops and College The Frontline Club - UK PBS Backpack Journalism Workshop UNC Multimedia Bootcamp Barefoot Workshops MediaStorm Poynter Institute for Media Studies Kalish Workshops Platypus Workshops

Colleges and Universities

American University’s Backpack Journalism Project University of California- Berkeley Columbia University Missouri School of Journalism UNC School of Journalism Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern Syracuse S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication University of Florida School of Journalism Indiana University School of Journalism University of Arizona School of Journalism Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication University of Texas School of Journalism University of Maryland Phillip Merrill College of Journalism The Documentary Center at George Washington University Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University The Documentary Film Program at Wake Forest University The New School Documentary Studies Program Ryerson University Things are changing so fast that there may be more educational institutions that we haven’t mentioned. If we left out any school or workshop teaching video journalism on a high level, please let us know at