The University of King’s College, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is nationally known for its programs in investigative and data journalism. At the graduate level, King’s offers a master of journalism, with concentrations in either investigative data journalism or entrepreneurial journalism. As part of King’s two undergraduate programs, a four-year and an intensive one-year post-baccalaureate program, King’s offers the annual investigative workshop. Students in the workshop spend six weeks researching and writing a major investigative story, which is then co-published with a media partner. The students have been honoured with national and international award nominations.
The packages include:
2009–Toxic Legacy: The story of Boat Harbour Nominated for the CAJ student investigative journalism award
2010–VLTs, Nova Scotia’s Billion Dollar Gamble Winner of the CAJ student investigative journalism award
2011–902911, an investigation of crime and social conditions in Halifax Nominated for a global data journalism award.
2012–Cashing In, The Story of PEI’s failed immigration policy Nominated for a National Newspaper Award
2013–Warehoused, Nova Scotia’s broken promises on housing people with intellectual disabilities Nominated for a CAJ investigative journalism award