Speaker Bio

Jeremy Caplan

Director of Teaching and Learning at CUNY's Newmark Graduate School of Journalismin New York City

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Jeremy Caplan is an educator who sparks creative ideas for teachers and learners around the world. He serves as Director of Teaching and Learning at the Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York, where he also leads the school’s new Entrepreneurial Journalism Creators Program, a 100-day online curriculum for independent journalists around the world. After studying public policy at Princeton University, he earned an MS in Journalism as a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University and an MBA at Columbia Business School as a Wiegers Fellow. As a reporter at Time Magazine, he wrote hundreds of stories on subjects ranging from digital innovation to the nuances of low-wage work. Jeremy now writes Wonder Tools, a popular newsletter highlighting the most useful digital resources. Before becoming an educator and journalist, Jeremy was a violinist, serving as Concertmaster of the International Symphony Orchestra in Israel. He lives in New York City with his wife and two young daughters. Raised in Boston, he’s the son of a doctor-nurse couple.

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