Seminars for Business Journalists

Knowledge for Business Journalists

The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists have provided several thousand members of the media insight from Wharton faculty into topics such as financial markets, accounting principles, corporate strategy and the global economy.

Philadelphia Seminars
Attend a Philadelphia flagship program, held annually on the University of Pennsylvania campus at the Wharton School’s Jon M. Huntsman Hall. Learn business concepts from such renowned Wharton professors as Jeremy SiegelOlivia Mitchell and Paul Fischer.

San Francisco Seminars
Each year the Seminars visit West Coast locations including Wharton San Francisco, which draws business leaders to its MBA for Executives program, executive education programs and outreach activities.

International Seminars
Seminars held outside the U.S. offer journalists access to Wharton faculty who customize their sessions to the locale. Past sessions in London, Hong Kong and Madrid were held in conjunction with Wharton Global Forums, large-scale business conferences, to which Seminars attendees are also invited.

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The diversity of journalists attending creates a rich environment for learning alongside the faculty of the Wharton School.
Jordyn Holman

Jordyn Holman
New York Times
(Philadelphia Flagship Program 2022)
“I have a more comprehensive understanding of why companies set up their financial documents the way they do. I’m not just looking at the numbers, there are whole narratives in these documents, which makes me even more excited to dive into them.”

Corbin Hiar

Corbin Hiar
(Philadelphia Flagship Program 2022)
“I really appreciated the opportunity to have off deadline conversations about business issues with Wharton faculty and fellow reporters.”