Nick Eicher

WORLD Radio

Nick Eicher is publisher of WORLD magazine.

Biography

Nick Eicher is executive producer of WORLD Radio. He has been a broadcast and print journalist for over three decades. He has served WORLD magazine as a writer and reporter, editor, managing editor and publisher. He served as CEO of WORLD’s parent corporation, God’s World Publications, where he oversaw the publication of WORLD as well as the training program of the World Journalism Institute. In his spare time, Nick has taught editing and story structure for WJI. He has also served his duty in government and politics—as a press secretary to U.S. Rep. John W. “Jack” Buechner in Washington (1986-88) and then as press secretary for the Mark F. “Thor” Hearne congressional campaign (‘88). Eicher started broadcasting as a high-schooler (KYMC-FM, WCBW-FM, St. Louis), earned a news anchor position as a freshman (KCOU, Columbia) at the University of Missouri, became news director of KSIV-AM, St. Louis, while finishing his degree at Southern Illinois University and served as reporter at KMOX-AM, St. Louis, the summer after graduation.

Courses

CPAC Seminars

February 10th, 2011

WJI will offer editorial critiques, panel discussions and seminars for young journalists attending CPAC '11 in Washington, D.C., February 10-12, 2011.

Maximizing your Journalistic Opportunities: Backpack Journalism In a Digital Age

May 19th, 2013

This course has four weeks of pre-course writing, two weeks of intensive classroom training in Asheville, N.C., and five weeks of post-course writing.

Maximizing your Journalistic Opportunities: Backpack Journalism In a Digital Age

May 18th, 2014

This course has four weeks of pre-course writing, two weeks of intensive classroom training in Asheville, NC and five weeks of post-course writing.
This course is now full. Please apply next year and stay connected on Facebook and Pinterest.

Maximizing your Journalistic Opportunities: Backpack Journalism In a Digital Age **COPY**

May 18th, 2014

This course has four weeks of pre-course writing, two weeks of intensive classroom training in Asheville, N.C., and five weeks of post-course writing.

Backpack Journalism in a Digital Age

May 17th, 2015

Through our intensive course in the scenic mountains of North Carolina, WJI wants to help strengthen your abilities to communicate and report. We focus on the best storytelling techniques for newspaper, magazine, radio and video. We keep the class size small so everyone can get individual attention and learn from a team of journalists who have spent decades reporting from around the world. We give you opportunities to get your work published and to earn paid internships.

Backpack Journalism in a Digital Age 2016

May 15th, 2016

Through our intensive course in Asheville, surrounded by the scenic mountains of North Carolina, WJI wants to help strengthen your abilities to communicate and report. We focus on the best storytelling techniques for newspaper, magazine, radio and video. We keep the class size small so everyone can get individual attention and learn from a team of journalists who have spent decades reporting from around the world. We give you opportunities to get your work published and to earn paid internships.

Backpack Journalism in a Digital Age 2017

May 14th, 2017

Through our intensive, hands-on course at Dordt College in Iowa the team at the World Journalism Institute wants to help strengthen your abilities to communicate and report. We focus on the best storytelling techniques for newspaper, magazine, radio and video. We keep the class size small so everyone can get individual attention and mentoring from a a group of journalists who have spent decades reporting from around the world. We give you opportunities to get your work published and to earn paid internships.

College Course 20: Backpack journalism in a digital age

May 17th, 2018

This May we have 28 students from 18 states and three countries attending our hands-on course at Dordt College, WJI teachers will strengthen their ability to communicate and report. We will focus on the best storytelling techniques for newspaper, magazine, radio, and video. We kept the class size small so everyone can get individual attention and mentoring from journalists with decades of reporting experience from around the world. We will give them opportunities to get their work published. And all of this is free: free tuition, free housing, and free meals. We believe so much in our mission of developing the next generation of journalists that we want to invest in them as they invest in their craft. Please explore this site for more information and come back next fall for a chance to apply to WJI 2019. And check us out on Facebook!