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Bob Woodward

Teaches Investigative Journalism

Find the real story

Bob Woodward was just 29 when he changed a nation. His Watergate reporting with Carl Bernstein helped expose the corruption of the Nixon presidency. Two Pulitzer Prizes and eighteen best-selling books later, the legendary journalist is teaching his first-ever online class for anyone who wants to find the truth. Learn to investigate a story, interview sources, and understand how the news is written. The next history-making story might be yours.


Watch, listen, and learn as Bob teaches investigative journalism in his first-ever online class.


A downloadable workbook accompanies the class with lesson recaps, assignments, and supplemental material.


Upload videos to get feedback from the class. Bob will also answer select student questions.

Lesson Plan

Bob Woodward's insight and experiences since the Watergate era are priceless, and apply applicable to today's political climate. Great stories from a great reporter.

George HaughtonSan Diego, CA

This class is full of countless tips and techniques. It will also give you insight into the underlying nuances required to be a great investigative journalist.

Marisa RavenscroftJohannesburg, South Africa

This class really showed me a real, human side to the world of journalism. Bob's way of working on a case taught me how to take these skills and use them in my own career.

Sean Cameron DaltonLynchburg, VA



We offer full refunds up to 30 days after purchase.

Any Browser

Your class will play in any modern browser.

On Demand

Take the class at your own pace and in your own time.



When does the class start?

Bob's class is now available.

What does the enrollment fee include?

  • Access to every lesson in the class
  • A downloadable workbook with lesson recaps, takeaways, and assignments
  • Membership in an active community of engaged students (upload your own work, or provide feedback on a peer's!)
  • Access to instructor feedback and answers in Office Hours
  • Class-specific tools to help you practice your craft
  • You can see more information about what the class includes at

What format does the class take?

MasterClass is an immersive online experience. The curriculum for each MasterClass is designed by the instructor. Each class includes extensive pre-recorded video content, a class workbook, interactive assignments, and community activities. The videos are viewable at any time, and they can be paused, fast-forwarded, and re-watched as many times as you'd like. In addition, many students utilize the class discussions below each video to share their thoughts, upload their performances, and provide feedback on others' work.

Is the class live?

Bob's MasterClass has pre-recorded video lessons, which can be watched at any time. There are live opportunities to connect with your fellow classmates, which are announced as they come.

Can I download the videos?

No, the videos are not downloadable - but they are available in your account, ready for viewing (and re-watching) at any time.

Will Bob see my work?

We do not guarantee critiques from Bob. Periodically, we may have opportunities for students to submit work to Bob. As those opportunities arise students will be notified and given directions on how to submit their work. MasterClass does not accept unsolicited work.

How do I contact MasterClass?

Send us an email at and we'll be happy to help.

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Bob Woodward

Teaches Investigative Journalism

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