Omar Mouallem is an award-winning writer & journalist. He started Pandemic University during the pandemic to help support writers & journalists. Omar chats on the beauty & fun of running an unaccredited school with highly skilled instructors in the midst of industry disruption.

More from Omar in this episode:

  • How Pandemic University found success as a professional development program for writers & journalists
  • How the pandemic has affected the newspapers, magazines & book launches
  • Creating a “sticky” program with a community & social enterprise-like approach
  • Innovating a business model around a niche audience, freelance instructors, in-depth classes & a multi-sided platform
  • Gamification & a game show graduation
  • About Omar’s upcoming book, Praying to the West

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