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Journalism 360 is a global network of storytellers accelerating the understanding and production of immersive journalism. Our mission is to help news organizations, journalists, technologists, content creators and journalism educators experiment with all forms of immersive storytelling, including but not limited to 360 video, augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality.

The Journalism 360 Challenge

Twenty-two projects received funding through two cycles of our program aiming to discover how we might experiment with immersive storytelling to advance the field of journalism. Learn more about the Challenge.

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News and Updates

A look at the 2019 Immersive Storytelling Festival at ONA19

Sam Stewart, who is consulting with the Online News Association as the program lead for Journalism 360, talks about the Immersive Film Festival at the ONA19 conference and trends in … Read More.

The resources you need to get started in immersive journalism

Immersive journalism is a rapidly developing field — which can be both exciting and intimidating to anyone trying to get involved. What tech do you invest in first, especially if … Read More.

Journalism 360 awards $195,000 to 11 winning projects that use immersive storytelling to advance journalism

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Eleven projects led by creators from around the world that seek to help develop and expand best practices in immersive journalism, including virtual, augmented and mixed reality, … Read More.

Growing the immersive news community: Journalism 360 Unconference

Nearly 200 immersive storytelling experts and enthusiasts gathered in New York City on July 25 for the inaugural Journalism 360 Unconference, hosted at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. It’s … Read More.


Deconstructing VR/AR: Story Design for Effective User Immersion

A hands-on workshop exploring the keys to crafting immersive narratives. Learn how to combine storytelling elements, including sound, color and engagement, to reinforce immersion. This session is designed for: Journalists … Learn about this subject.

VR in Paradise: Behind the Scenes on a Radioactive Atoll

Learn how to film with high-tech cameras in a remote, demanding and extreme location with this immersive look at the Finnish Broadcasting Company’s groundbreaking VR project “Paradise,” shot on location … Learn about this subject.

Ethics in Augmented Reality

As augmented reality becomes more commonplace in newsroom storytelling, questions about how to ethically capture and recreate places, objects or events gain salience. Join this immersive session for a robust … Learn about this subject.

Decision 2020: The Immersive Election

This event is presented by Yahoo! News With major advances in VR and AR technology and distribution over the past four years, the 2020 election is gearing up to be … Learn about this subject.

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Journalism Technologist
Chair of Journalism Innovation
Syracuse University, S.I. Newhouse School
Executive Editor, Virtual Reality
The Guardian
Senior Director, Immersive Experiences
National Geographic
Global Head of RYOT Studio
Oath / RYOT
Journalist & Educator
Tiny World Productions
CEO and Co-Founder
Vragments GmbH
Chief Executive
Immersivly Ltd
Co-Director, Immersive Journalism
The New York Times
Founder and CEO
Chicas Poderosas
President & CEO
Dome3D LLC
Director, Strategic Initiatives
Editorial Director, Enterprise + Immersive Experiences
Teleport Media
Emblematic Group
Executive Producer
Digital Professor / Founder
StoryUP XR (Healium)
VR editor

Staff Leads

Director of Programs
Online News Association

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