Mediabistro.com Launches Online Education Certificate Program

The new online training program is said to provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to become certified by the leader in online media education.

In the past year, 10,000 students have taken Mediabistro.com classes, and 900 classes have been offered online and live in such major media markets as New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. The first offering in the Mediabistro Certificate Program is the Mediabistro Copy Editing Certificate Program, which delivers extensive practical training through six online courses and access to Mediabistro's online learning and career resources. Students progress through intro, intermediate, and advanced copy editing classes and build a solid grammar foundation. By the end of their course of study, they will be able to edit copy for print and online publications, create and develop style sheets, and understand and fulfill the role of the freelance or full-time copy editor.

The Mediabistro Copy Editing Certificate Program is enriched by access to Mediabistro.com resources, including Mediabistro On Demand video how-to tutorials, Freelance Marketplace employment listings, and AvantGuild membership. "Mediabistro.com is the industry leader in media education. The introduction of this Certificate Program adds a new dimension to our expanding online education offerings," stated Alan Meckler, Chairman and CEO of WebMediaBrands. More information is available on the Mediabistro.com site.