Boston University High School Investigative Workshop
NECIR’s Investigative Journalism Certificate Program is aimed at working journalists and recent graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in investigative journalism, or utilizing the skills obtained for a variety of different career fields. This week-long workshop is taught by an experienced faculty of Boston University journalism professors and award-winning reporters. Participants will spend a week at The New England Center for Investigative Reporting, based at Boston University’s College of Communication, learning valuable investigative reporting skills. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be awarded a certificate from NECIR and Boston University.

Topics Covered:

  • Investigating U.S Business
  • Data-Driven Investigative Stories
  • Computer-Assisted Reporting
  • Investigating Individuals
  • Reporting with Pivot Tables
  • Investigating the Environment
  • The Role of Media in Exposing Abuse and Engaging Citizens in the Health Sector
  • Navigating FOIA
  • Art of the Interview

We are in the process of updating our program.

Stay tuned for 2018 program details.