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The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences MA in New Media Photojournalism
The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences

MA in New Media Photojournalism

2 Years

English

Full time

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USD 1,780 / per credit

On-Campus

Introduction

Lead the next generation of photojournalists with innovative storytelling

The New Media Photojournalism program at the Corcoran School is the first of its kind, created to help visual journalists study and address their ever-changing field. Underscoring strong storytelling skills and fluency in multimedia platforms, the MA in New Media Photojournalism incorporates writing, photography, audio, video, and web design in its curriculum to prepare students to work as freelancers, visual reporters, editors, and producers. The program emphasizes the individual as a visual reporter and advocates experimentation with innovative methods of storytelling, documentation, and editing. Students are encouraged to explore the latest digital practices in conjunction with the enduring fundamentals of visual reporting, editing, and ethics.

Through intensive faculty mentoring alongside a broad and flexible program of study supplemented by internship opportunities, students choose and develop their professional paths. New Media Photojournalism students benefit from the program’s proximity to The Washington Post, National Public Radio, National Geographic and Discovery Communications, and countless other newspapers, magazines, trade journals, and major media outlets.

The Corcoran New Media Photojournalism program provides students with the skills to lead a new generation of photojournalists as the field continues to change with advancing technology. Graduates are prepared to take on and excel in careers in a wide range of visual media including photography, picture and video editing, documentary production, and multimedia management. If you’re ready and interested in a fast-moving, dynamic industry, our program will help you get there.

Members of the GW Community Awarded Pulitzer Prizes

Alumni and faculty from the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design won Pulitzer Prizes for their accounts of the assault on Washington on January 6, 2021. Many worked as video journalists and photographers for the Washington Post and Getty that day.

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