Fundamentals of Journalism

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Build a strong foundation for newsgathering and storytelling by taking our online course on journalism essentials.

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What to Expect in the Course


Fundamentals of Journalism is a fully immersive and interactive learning experience from start to finish.

Learn from NBCU experts about:

  • Newsgathering & Reporting
  • Journalism Ethics
  • News Writing & Storytelling
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Pitching a Story

Engaging Videos

Watch and learn from the best in the business.

Interactive Scenarios

What would you choose in these real-life situations?

Featured Instructors


Learn the fundamentals of journalism first-hand from world-class journalists at the NBCU News Group.

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Gadi Schwartz
NBC News Now Anchor, “Stay Tuned” Co-Host & NBC News Correspondent

Morgan Radford
“NBC News Daily” Co-Anchor and NBC News Correspondent

Vicky Nguyen
NBC News Senior Consumer Investigative Correspondent and “NBC News Daily” Co-Anchor

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