Directory of High School Workshops

Workshops are available nationwide for high school students and educators to develop the latest reporting, publishing and teaching skills. Please browse the directory. To list your workshop in the directory or update a current listing, please complete this online form.

  • Alabama

    Multicultural Journalism Workshop
    June 2, 2017 - June 11, 2017 University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    Application deadline: June 1, 2017

    The University of Alabama’s Multicultural Journalism Workshop will be held June 9-18, 2017. The purpose of the workshop is to give high school students experience that teaches them more about college life and a career in media. Students do not have to live in Alabama. The program is free and the University supplies housing, meals and field trips, as well as top-notch, intensive instruction by industry professionals. Transportation to and from Tuscaloosa is the student’s responsibility. Questions? Email: mjp@ua.edu

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    The Long Weekend Multimedia Workshop
    June 2, 2017 - June 4, 2017 University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    Application deadline: June 2, 2017

    The Alabama Scholastic Press Association invites middle and high school students to attend The Long Weekend summer journalism camp June 9-11 at the University of Alabama. At The Long Weekend, students will learn skills from industry professionals to apply within their yearbook, newspaper, multimedia, creative writing, broadcast or sports journalism tracks. Don’t miss out this year!

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  • Arizona

    Andy Harvey Native American Broadcast Workshop
    June 18, 2017 - June 24, 2017 Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, Arizona
    Application deadline: April 2, 2017

    The Andy Harvey Native American Broadcast Workshop gives Native American high school students the opportunity to learn the “ins and outs” of broadcast news. Workshop participants stay on the Northern Arizona University campus and work in the School of Communication’s Student Media Center newsroom. Working alongside NAU students and broadcast journalism professionals, the students will produce multimedia audio stories about Flagstaff businesses, shoot astrophotography time-lapses, and produce a live-to-tape television news broadcast covering the day’s local news. This workshop encourages Native American high school students to work together to tell the stories that are most important to them and their communities. We give them the tools to take that first step. This was the vision that the late Andy Harvey who worked to tell the stories important to him at KPNX 12 News in Phoenix. His dream was that the next generation would take up the torch and be the storytellers of their communities.

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    Jostens Adviser University
    July 16, 2017 - July 19, 2017 Jostens Scottsdale, Arizona
    Application deadline: June 15, 2017

    Learn, network and re-energize at the truly outstanding, definitely worth-your-time Jostens Adviser University. JAU offers a wide range of classes focused on practical teaching strategies and methodologies. This premier continuing education opportunity is relevant to journalism advisers of every experience level.

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    Cronkite Summer Journalism Institute
    June 4, 2017 - June 16, 2017 ASU Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Phoenix, Arizona
    Application deadline: March 18, 2017

    A two-week summer camp for promising high school journalists with hands-on training in how to report and write stories, produce newscasts and create multimedia content.

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    High School Media and Innovation Camp
    June 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017 ASU Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Phoenix, Arizona
    Application deadline: March 18, 2017

    A two-week summer camp focusing on digital media and innovation, virtual reality, building mobile apps and serious games.

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    Cronkite Sports Broadcast Boot Camp
    July 16, 2017 - July 30, 2017 ASU Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Phoenix, Arizona
    Application deadline: May 1, 2017

    A two-week residential summer camp where students receive a crash course in sports journalism, writing scripts, operating camera equipment, editing video and anchoring a news desk.

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    JOURNALISM DIVERSITY WORKSHOP FOR ARIZONA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
    June 4, 2017 - June 10, 2017 University of Arizona Tuscon, Arizona
    Application deadline: April 8, 2017

    Participants live on campus for seven days/six nights and with the guidance of industry professionals and student mentors, they produce a newspaper and website with content created by participants. By the end of the program, students produce stories, photos, videos and a radio piece for The Chronicle newspaper and thechronicleua.weebly.com.

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  • California

    ACA Pre-College Summer Program, Los Angeles
    July 1, 2018 - July 27, 2018 University of California, Los Angeles Westwood, California
    Application deadline: June 1, 2018

    ACA is the ultimate in Pre-College Programs, specializing in enrichment, accommodation, safety and excursions worldwide. Build knowledge and confidence, make your summer unforgettable, leading you toward a college career that helps you get the most out of learning, and of life while you stay in prestigious UCLA! This program offers courses in journalism, media and communications, writing, public speaking, digital photography, radio broadcasting and production, sports reporting, and social media with a full campus immersion filled with activities and excursions. Los Angeles is nestled beautifully along the Southern California coastline – the best of all possible settings for the ultimate summer experience! You’ve got the cities of Malibu, Santa Monica and Beverly Hills and all the best that SoCal has to offer. It’s an endless summer of enrichment and adventure decked out in real California style! With ACA’s Los Angeles 3- and 4-week programs, choose between the option of participating in one course during your stay and earning 4 college credits or participate in two courses during your stay, one in the morning and the second in the afternoon. Our enrichment programs offer experiences that not only support you academically, but also let you grow intellectually. You can earn 4 college credits upon successful completion of specified courses. In addition, high schools often grant credit for ACA courses as well. We’ll be happy to work with your school ahead of time to determine whether your ACA coursework qualifies for such credit. Plus, the community-service component can often be applied toward high school graduation service requirements. July 1 – July 14 (2 Weeks) $4495 July 1 – July 20 (3 Weeks) $5495 July 1 – July 27 (4 Weeks) $6495

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    GRAMMY Camp
    July 18, 2017 - July 22, 2017 Grammy in the Schools Los Angeles, California
    Application deadline: March 31, 2017

    GRAMMY Camp is a five-day nonresidential summer music industry program for high school students interested in having a career in music. Hosted by Belmont University in Nashville and USC Thornton School of Music in Los Angeles, students from across the country apply for one of the eight offered career tracks. GRAMMY Camp faculty of music professionals as well as guest industry professionals provide valuable insight to give the campers the best chance at achieving success in their chosen career. GRAMMY Camp offers a music journalism career track in which campers report and tell the story of GRAMMY Camp. There is instruction in effective writing and communication techniques in both traditional and new media outlets including but not limited to online blogging, photo journalism, and journalism practices and ethics.

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    San Diego National Workshop
    July 24, 2017 - July 27, 2017 Jostens San Diego
    Application deadline: July 1, 2017

    Attend the Jostens San Diego National Workshop to jump-start your best yearbook ever. This unique workshop features an award-winning staff, specialty tracks and staff planning sessions designed to meet your individual staff needs.

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    MOSAIC JOURNALISM WORKSHOP
    May 28, 2017 - June 9, 2017 San Jose State University San Jose, California

    The California Chicano News Media Association's Mosaic Journalism Workshop employs professional journalists and college interns to train high school students in newspaper and multi-media journalism as it is practiced in professional newsrooms. For a two-week period students produce stories and commentary about teen issues and other topics in communities beyond their campus walls. They hit the streets just as professional journalists do to find people who make the news and are affected by the news.

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    July 31, 2017 - August 3, 2017 Long Beach City College Long Beach, California

    Seven separate workshops—Reporting, Editing, Advisers, WEB/Broadcast, InDesign, ReDesign, Photography—with hands on training and production of online and print publications.

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    Newsroom By The Bay
    July 2, 2017 - July 9, 2017 Stanford University Stanford, California
    Application deadline: April 1, 2017

    Newsroom by the Bay is an eight-day, seven-night adventure in digital journalism and multimedia storytelling, July 2 to July 9. They have 70 students every year from the U.S. and overseas, including 50 residential students and 20 commuters.

    The program embeds the latest in design thinking and digital media trends along with journalism basics and solid scholastic standards in reporting, writing, editing and online publishing. Students attend classes in the morning, then work intensively in small groups during the afternoons and evenings with team leaders to produce digital media packages for their team websites on a wide range of subjects and using a variety of formats, from longform journalism to photography, video, graphics and social media. Year 1 and Year 2 students spend one day in San Francisco on a self-designed reporting trip to landmarks and news organizations such as Twitter, Al-Jazeera and the San Francisco Chronicle; Year 2 spend an additional day exploring the Palo Alto tech scene. Midnight pizza on Friday and a closing multimedia showcase judged by Stanford Daily editors round out our one-week sessions.

    This workshop also specializes in pop-up projects such as its "Worlds Apart" one-day push on homelessness in San Francisco last year, which students presented to editors at the San Francisco Chronicle.

    Keynoters and guest speakers have included Pulitzer Prize winners such as Adam Johnson and Kim Komenich, along with working journalists, documentary filmmakers and community leaders from organizations such as Womencount.org and the Council for American Islamic Relations. For more information, please visit their website or email newsroombythebay@gmail.com.

    Residential students pay $2,195 if they apply and pay by Feb. 1, $2,395 afterwards; commuters pay $1,095. Students who qualify for free/reduced lunch at their schools should submit the regular application by March 1 along with a letter from a school counselor or administrator affirming their eligibility and their level of need.

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    Ignite Journalism University
    July 24, 2017 - July 27, 2017 Pepperdine University Malibu, California

    Learn foundations of journalism in your medium: yearbook, newspaper, online, video/photojournalism at Balfour Yearbook's Ignite Journalism University.

    As a school, develop content for immediate release across platforms — bring your students and advisers from all publications.

    Work with experts in scholastic newspaper, yearbook and photojournalism.

    Explore five universal themes: Storytelling, Design, Photojournalism, Ethics and Business

    Choose your weeklong project:
    1. yearbook theme packet
    2. 12-image photoessay
    3. 2-minute video
    4. 9-month marketing calendar
    5. daily news online

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  • Connecticut

    C-HIT INVESTIGATIVE SUMMER REPORTING WORKSHOP
    July 9, 2017 - July 21, 2017 Connecticut Health Investigative Team New Haven, Connecticut
    Application deadline: June 5, 2017

    The C-HIT Summer Investigative Reporting Workshop provides select high school students with the opportunity to develop investigative and  multi-media reporting skills in a unique workshop environment led by distinguished local and national journalists. Selected students spend a week on a university campus, learning the tools of investigative journalism by participating in workshops led by award-winning journalists; working on stories for publication; and spending a day visiting a local newsroom. The first session is July 9-14 at Yale University, the second session is July 17-21 at the University of Connecticut.

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  • Florida

    University of Florida Summer Media Institute
    June 18, 2017 - June 23, 2017 University of Florida Gainesville, Florida
    Application deadline: May 15, 2017

    The Summer Media Institute at the University of Florida is a six-day, five-night camp where students are immersed in the world of journalism and communications. Students will attend classes taught by our faculty, industry-leading professionals and UF students and will attend keynote lectures with communication experts from across the country. The camp is divided into: Morning elective classes – including advertising, broadcast, journalism and public relations options. Afternoon tracks – students will choose one area of specialization, such as Social Media Reporting, Sports Reporting, Photojournalism, Video Creation, TV News Reporting, On-Air Performance, or Yearbook. They will attend classes every afternoon in their chosen specialty and coursework each day will build on skills learned in prior sessions. Keynote Speakers – Students will hear from leading experts in their fields.

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    Sullivan-Ansin High School Journalism & New Media Workshop
    July 8, 2017 - July 29, 2017 University of Miami Coral Gables, Florida
    Application deadline: April 14, 2017

    Accepted students live in the UM residence halls, work with experienced faculty and professionals and produce a printed newspaper and website on a topic of interest to South Florida. The program includes an intensive Audio-video boot camp, classes in reporting and writing, media law, ethics and the business of journalism.  Trips to local media are included as well.

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    Poynter High School Journalism Workshop
    June 12, 2017 - June 16, 2017 Poynter Institute for Media Studies St. Petersburg, Florida
    Application deadline: May 5, 2017

    Be one of a select group of high school students in the Tampa Bay area selected to participate in this prestigious, intensive program. This one-week workshop for high school students improves writing skills, teaches new ways to use social media and digital storytelling tools and understanding of journalism’s role in a democracy.  Students work with Poynter faculty and local prize-winning journalists to wrestle with journalism ethics,  learn the skills journalistic fact-checkers use, and discover secrets to good storytelling.

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  • Georgia

    Media & Leadership Academy
    July 4, 2017 - July 11, 2017 University of Georgia-Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication Atlanta
    Application deadline: May 12, 2017

    The Media & Leadership Academy is an intensive one-week program focused on experiential learning. This program is open to rising high school sophomores to seniors interested in the mass communications field. Participants will choose one of the three offered tracks: Journalism, AD&PR, and Entertainment. Participants will spend the first half of the week learning the basics of their chosen track. While in the second half of the week, they will develop more specific skillsets based on their interests. Participants will work within a team to complete a class project. Projects include: a news website or a news broadcast for the Journalism track, an advertising or a public relations mini campaigns for the AD&PR track, and a short PSA or commercial for the Entertainment track. All students will work collaboratively in creating the projects, while intertwining them through the tracks. Through speakers and travel to professional companies or venues, participants will be exposed to real life experiences within their track. One of these visits will be focused around leadership development. Organized activities throughout the week will provide participants opportunities to network, build connections, and have fun.  Email Roxanna Gandia at rmgandia@uga.edu for more information.

    SAVANNAH STATE UNIVERSITY MEDIA HIGH
    June 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017 Savannah State University Savannah, Georgia

    SSU Media High students reside on the campus of Savannah State University for two weeks. Students produce all aspects of digital content, including writing, editing, photography, broadcasting and social and text media for ssumediahigh.com and its Facebook page. Students focus on delivering digital content for mobile devices, including tablets and smartphones. They will also experience campus life and the local culture while exploring the global impact of media, and in doing so elevating the highest standards of journalism.

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  • Idaho

    UI High School Journalism Workshop
    May 19, 2017 - June 9, 2017 University of Idaho Boise, Coeur d'Alene & Idaho Falls
    Application deadline: May 5, 2017

    One-day workshops will be held in three locations statewide allowing students and teachers to focus on news, broadcast and design. Cost is $10 per person, locations are UI campuses and dates are May 19, Coeur d'Alene; May 22, Boise (UI Law Center); and June 9, Idaho Falls.

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  • Illinois

    360° Sports Camp
    July 9, 2017 - July 14, 2017 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Urbana, Illinois
    Application deadline: April 1, 2017

    The 360° Sports Camp is a 6-day residential program for rising sophomores through seniors in high school. Get hands-on experience about sports media from every angle for $499 with some scholarships available. Learn from College of Media faculty and pros in the field: create multimedia content, including blogging and podcasts; operate drones and GoPros for video production; write first-person commentary and film reviews; discover how to brand yourself and your ideas. Students will have plenty of time to attend evening activities, field trips and explore the Urbana-Champaign campus. Visit website for more information. Space is limited, sign up early.

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    360° Entertainment Camp
    July 9, 2017 - July 14, 2017 University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Urbana, Illinois
    Application deadline: April 1, 2017

    The 360° Entertainment Camp is a 6-day residential program for rising sophomores through seniors in high school. Students get hands-on experience about entertainment media from every angle for $499 with some scholarships available. Learn from College of Media faculty and pros in the field: create multimedia content, including blogging and podcasts; operate drones and GoPros for video production; write first-person commentary and film reviews; discover how to brand yourself and your ideas. Attendees will have plenty of time to attend evening activities, field trips and explore the Urbana-Champaign campus. Space is limited, so sign up early!

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    Journalism 4801: Issues in Supervising High School Publications
    June 12, 2017 - June 30, 2017 Eastern Illinois University Online Course
    Application deadline: June 11, 2017

    Study of the issues faced by advisers to high school publications with emphasis on adviser, administration and staff relationships; staff recruitment and motivation; publication, finance and management; and legal and ethical issues. This online-only course will be practical by helping you build materials for your courses/programs.

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    Journalism 4802: Issues in Supervising High School Newspapers
    July 3, 2017 - July 21, 2017 Eastern Illinois University Online Course
    Application deadline: July 2, 2017

    Study of the issues faced by advisers to high school newspapers with emphasis on the adviser’s roles and duties; development and implementation of editorial policies; staff organization; development of content; and writing, editing, design and production. This online-only course will be practical and help you build materials for your program.

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    Journalism 4803: Issues in Supervising High School Yearbooks
    July 24, 2017 - August 11, 2017 Eastern Illinois University Online Course
    Application deadline: July 23, 2017

    Study of the issues faced by advisers to high school yearbooks with emphasis on the adviser’s roles and duties; development and implementation of editorial policies; staff organization; development of content; and writing, editing, design and production. This online-only course will be practical, and help you build materials for your program.

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    Medill-Northwestern Journalism Institute
    June 25, 2017 - July 28, 2017 Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism Evanston, Illinois
    Application deadline: March 20, 2017

    This is a selective five-week academic program for 84 high school rising seniors from around the world. It covers various aspects of journalism including reporting, writing and editing for print, broadcast and digital media; editorials, columns and blogs; news and feature photography; audio and video. Workshop costs $5,600, scholarships available based on need.

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  • Indiana

    BSU Journalism Workshops Summer Media Academy
    July 9, 2017 - July 13, 2017 Ball State University Muncie, Indiana
    Application deadline: June 14, 2017

    This uniquely-structured five-day workshop for middle and high school students and advisers offers cutting edge courses in our state-of-the-art facilities (Even the dorm is designed specifically for media students!). Their faculty ranks among the best, including national award-winning collegiate and high school instructors whose media have earned the highest honors as well as digital media professionals who transfer their real-world experiences to practical applications for students and advisers to take back to their staffs. Of course, the fun factor of BSU Journalism Workshops Summer Media Academy is off the charts! With a volleyball tournament and game nights, free time is filled with team-building activities. For more than 50 years, BSU Journalism Workshops has set trends and trained staff members, student leaders and advisers in broadcast, web, news, yearbook, social media, mobile journalism and more.

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    High School Journalism Institute
    July 10, 2017 - July 20, 2017 Indiana University, The Media School Bloomington, Indiana
    Application deadline: June 16, 2017

    High school students participate in hands-on workshops to practice and improve their skills while high school advisers take advantage of collaboration with seasoned pros or develop independent projects. They stay in dorms and go to classes at the new Media School in Franklin Hall, and they have all of campus and the city as a backdrop to their projects. Three sessions:  July 10-14, July 14-16, July 16-20. Multicultural scholarships available (see website for details), deadline to apply for a scholarship is April 7.

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  • Iowa

    Media Now Drake
    July 9, 2017 - July 12, 2017 Drake University Des Moines, Iowa
    Application deadline: April 1, 2017

    Media Now is a digital media workshop for high school students interested in journalism. Students will push their design, writing, photography, web and multimedia skills to the limit with hands-on instruction. Professional journalists, and collegiate and scholastic experts will teach the courses. $300 Early Bird (through April 1, 2017) $350 Regular Open Registration (April 2-June 1, 2017) $375 Late Fee (After June 1, 2017). Students have the opportunity to apply for a full-ride scholarship to camp by submitting an essay to the university advisory panel for consideration during the open application dates.

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    University of Iowa Summer Journalism Workshops
    July 23, 2017 - July 27, 2017 University of Iowa School of Journalism & Mass Communication Iowa City, Iowa

    For 64 years, the world’s most prestigious writing university has served the country’s best high school journalists at the University of Iowa Summer Journalism Workshops. They offer ten various workshops such as graphic design, broadcast journalism, investigative reporting, photojournalism, sports media, and more. Students can choose a workshop that fits their interests and spend four days learning about each area in depth and getting hands on experience. Advisers can choose from a variety of courses to take as well.

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  • Kansas

    Flint Hills Publications Workshop
    July 16, 2017 - July 18, 2017 Collegian Media Group at Kansas State University Manhattan, Kansas
    Application deadline: June 15, 2017

    The Flint Hills Publications Workshop is a retreat for your entire staff to bond, learn new skills and prepare their publication to hit the ground running once school starts. Our affordable experience is an easy choice if you want a head start on the 2017-18 school year. Let us help your students prepare to take a step closer to a Pacemaker.

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    Jayhawk Media Workshop
    June 11, 2017 - June 15, 2017 University of Kansas Lawrence, Kansas
    Application deadline: May 26, 2017

    Prepare your staff for excellence at the Jayhawk Media Workshop. The 5-day workshop combines decades of excellence in summer workshop programming, award-wining faculty and hands-on computer labs. While on campus at the University of Kansas, students are challenged with the newest skills and learn the latest trends in journalism. Combine that with fun social activities for a great week of journalism.

    JMW costs $475 to attend. Please note that many scholarship opportunities are available.

    Apply now for a great week at KU. Rock Chalk Jayhawk!

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  • Massachusetts

    Emerson College High School Institute in Journalism
    July 9, 2017 - July 28, 2017 Emerson College Boston
    Application deadline: May 22, 2017

    The Summer Journalism Institute offers rising sophomores, juniors and seniors an opportunity to explore techniques and approaches to produce journalism in a variety of digital formats. Students move beyond the traditional methods of communicating news and explore using blogs, microblogs, texting, Twitter, and their mobile devices to find and interview sources, take and format pictures, and shoot and edit video to create packages online and on the air. The program takes advantage of Emerson College's state-of-the-art journalism labs to give students access to the ultimate multimedia learning environment. Tuition is $3204, residential room & board is $1722.

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    NECIR Summer Investigative Reporting Workshop at Boston University
    June 26, 2017 - August 4, 2017 Boston University Boston
    Application deadline: June 12, 2017

    At the New England Center for Investigative Reporting (NECIR) Summer Investigative Reporting Workshop students will learn journalism from investigative professionals, gain experience for college and beyond, and explore Boston with new friends from across the country.

    Session 1: June 26-July 7; Session 2: July 10-21; Session 3: July 24-August 4. The workshop costs $3,332, payment plans available.

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    How to Advise a Scholastic News Publication
    June 26, 2017 - July 30, 2017 New England Scholastic Press Association and Boston University Boston
    Application deadline: May 26, 2017

    Based on participants' priorities, sessions' topics will include how to keep a journalistic balance, deal with legal and ethical considerations, teach the staff to cover the school and its community, teach the staff to write and edit, motivate the staff, teach fundamentals of photojournalism and design, plan, set goals and schedule copy flow for print and online, manage the business side, critique the publication, and make the most of professional resources.

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    New England High School Journalism Summer Workshop
    June 24, 2017 - July 1, 2017 New England High School Journalism Collaborative Weston, Massachusetts
    Application deadline: February 17, 2017

    An all-expense paid summer workshop for students interested in journalism. Students are housed at Regis College and work side-by-side with professional journalists from The Boston Globe and other New England media organizations. Students learn to report, write and edit for a newspaper that is produced at the end of the program. Students also produce multi-media projects for the program's website.

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  • Minnesota

    ThreeSixty Journalism Summer Camps
    June 19, 2017 - July 28, 2017 University of St. Thomas St. Paul, Minnesota
    Application deadline: May 22, 2017

    ThreeSixty offers both a Rookie Journalist Camp and the Advanced News Reporter Academy, all led and supported by local media professionals. The two-week Rookie Journalist Camp features an Introduction to Journalism week and a one-week personal essay workshop, where students find their voices to create -- start-to-finish -- a polished, adaptable college essay for submission. The Advanced News Reporter Academy, an intensive one-week summer program, takes students through the reported-story process.

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  • Missouri

    Missouri Urban Journalism Workshop
    July 8, 2017 - July 14, 2017 University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri
    Application deadline: March 15, 2017

    MUJW is a hands-on experience working with professional journalists at the Missouri School of Journalism. During the week, participants will learn how to report using  mobile technology and the latest social media tools, learn about trends in documentary journalism and media and see how drones can be used in journalism. Each workshop participant will produce work for publication at a one of the school’s media outlets and for MUJW’s Urban Pioneer website.  Have dinner with faculty,  tour the campus and watch a KOMU/TV broadcast from the studio

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    Adviser Academy
    July 10, 2017 - July 13, 2017 Walsworth Yearbooks Kansas City, Missouri
    Application deadline: June 9, 2017

    Prepare yourself for your best year yet by joining Walsworth Yearbooks in July at the 2017 Adviser Academy in Kansas City! Knowledgeable yearbook instructors will show you how to find inspiration, get organized and tap into the latest trends to help you teach your staff. Get three full days of classes, with the option to tour Walsworth’s printing facilities or attend advanced tech training in Online Design, InDesign or Photoshop. Plus, meet and brainstorm with advisers from across the country and leave with the support of an entire network and amazing resources. You won’t want to miss sessions geared toward your experience level (first-year advisers through veteran); intensive online design training, beginning through advanced; general sessions with Mike Taylor; InDesign and Photoshop training and specialized breakout sessions. Workshop costs $400.

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    Media Now
    June 23, 2017 - June 26, 2017 University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri
    Application deadline: April 1, 2017

    Media Now is a digital media workshop for high school students interested in journalism. Students will push their design, writing, photography, web and multimedia skills to the limit with hands-on instruction. Professional journalists, and collegiate and scholastic experts will teach the courses.

    $300 Early Bird (through April 1, 2017) $350 Regular Open Registration (April 2-June 1, 2017) $375 Late Fee (After June 1, 2017).  Students have the opportunity to apply for a full-ride scholarship to camp by submitting an essay to the university advisory panel for consideration during the open application dates.  

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  • New Jersey

    Summer Journalism Workshop
    June 25, 2018 - June 28, 2018 Montclair State University Montclair, New Jersey
    Application deadline: April 20, 2018

    This program, hosted by the School of Communication and Media (SCM) provides students with hands-on training and exposure to technology, cameras, and other storytelling tools of the trade as they actively participate in filmmaking, broadcasting, and multi-platform journalism. Students interact with SCM faculty and invited working professionals about scripting, casting, photographing and editing, developing a project that they present at the conclusion of the workshop.

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    Hugh N. Boyd Journalism Diversity Workshop
    July 22, 2017 - July 30, 2017 Rutgers University New Brunswick, New Jersey
    Application deadline: May 1, 2017

    The Hugh N. Boyd Journalism Diversity Workshop is a one-week program that teaches New Jersey high school students the basics of multimedia news gathering. During the workshop, participants will live in university housing for a one-week stay; learn about news, feature, and sports writing; learn to write for the web, including blogging; prepare photos, slide shows, and videos for the web; attend editing sessions with professional journalists; and work together to publish a workshop webzine. Admission is competitive. All students selected will receive a full scholarship to the program.  

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    Princeton Summer Journalism Program
    August 4, 2017 - August 14, 2017 Princeton University Princeton, New Jersey
    Application deadline: February 24, 2017

    The Princeton Summer Journalism Program welcomes 35-40 high school students from low-income backgrounds every summer to Princeton's campus for an intensive, 10-day seminar on journalism. The program's goal is to diversify college and professional newsrooms by encouraging outstanding students from low-income backgrounds to pursue careers in journalism. All expenses, including students' travel costs to and from Princeton, are paid for by the program. Students who attend the program come from across the country.

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  • New York

    Robert W. Greene Summer Institute for High School Journalism
    July 23, 2017 - July 29, 2017 Stony Brook University School of Journalism Stony Brook, New York
    Application deadline: April 3, 2017

    Week-long, residential journalism "boot camp" featuring instruction in print, broadcast and web journalism. Cost is $200, scholarships available.

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    High School Summer Academy
    July 23, 2017 - July 28, 2017 The King's College New York City
    Application deadline: May 15, 2017

    The Summer Academy is a week long camp designed for students who love ideas and want to understand the philosophical foundations of modern society. Through original source readings, lectures, and discussions you will broaden your understanding of the ideas that animate our society. You will experience New York City through visits to museums, historic sites, activities, discussions, and other attractions. Summer Academy students can choose to study under one of the following concentrations: Political Economy, Media and Journalism, or Leadership. Tuition: $1,950 for boarding, $1000 for commuters. The cost of the week covers all meals, lodging, site visits, travel in New York City, lectures, and (1) academic credit. Need based scholarships are available. Please email summeracademy@tkc.edu for more information.

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    CSPA Summer Journalism Workshop
    June 18, 2017 - June 23, 2017 Columbia University New York City
    Application deadline: May 22, 2017

    Join the Columbia Scholastic Press Association in New York City this summer as print and digital secondary school student journalists and advisers descend on their Ivy League campus. Take part in a learning experience like no other, where you will improve your skills, rethink your publishing strategies and take your media game to the next level - all while in "the media capital of the world". The Columbia Scholastic Press Association invites print and online staffs to its 36th annual Summer Journalism Workshop, held on the historic campus of Columbia University in the City of New York. Each student or adviser participant will be required to register for a particular class sequence, focusing on either writing, editing, management or advanced design. Registration for this five-day intensive program is limited to 175 participants, with a waiting list to be maintained once the limit has been reached.

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    NYU Urban Journalism Workshop
    July 10, 2017 - July 19, 2017 New York University New York City
    Application deadline: April 24, 2017

    The Urban Journalism Workshop at New York University is designed to develop the next generation of great journalists. A diverse group of twenty high school juniors and seniors from the New York City metropolitan area (including New Jersey, Connecticut and Westchester) will come together to spend 10 days attending an intensive and rewarding journalism "boot-camp" held at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University.

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  • North Carolina

    Carolina Sports Journalism Camp
    June 28, 2017 - July 1, 2017 North Carolina Scholastic Media Association Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Application deadline: April 1, 2017

    Rising high school juniors and seniors with an interest in sports and media are encouraged to apply for this four-day residential workshop which will include instructional sessions on sports broadcasting, sports writing, sports photography and much, much more. Students will be housed on UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus. The Carolina Sports Journalism Camp will include classroom study and practice in the field. The camp will feature visiting sports reporters and sports personalities. Students will take a behind-the-scenes tour of UNC’s sports media facilities. They will cover a press conference, write a sports feature story and experience what it's like to work on a sports media deadline.   Registration fee of $500 for in-state students and $1,000 for out-of-state students covers lodging, meals, instruction, press pass and camp T-shirt.

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    Chuck Stone Program for Diversity in Education and Media
    July 9, 2017 - July 13, 2017 UNC School of Media and Journalism Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Application deadline: March 1, 2017

    The Chuck Stone Program for Diversity in Education and Media invites rising high school seniors with a career interest in journalism to apply for the summer 2017 workshop, held at UNC-Chapel Hill July 9-13. The Chuck Stone Program welcomes students of varying diversity, including but not limited to religion, ethnicity, socioeconomic status and gender. The 12 students accepted to the one-week program will learn from classroom study, real-world reporting, newsroom practice and professional mentors. Paid expenses include airfare, meals and lodging. For more information, contact chuckstoneprogram@unc.edu or visit mj.unc.edu/stoneprogram.

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    North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute
    June 19, 2017 - June 22, 2017 North Carolina Scholastic Media Association Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Application deadline: May 1, 2017

    The North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute will be June 19-22 in the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Media and Journalism. High school journalism students and their teachers are invited to enroll. This intensive four-day workshop teaches innovative and effective ways of communicating through scholastic media. Instructors from across the state and nation offer their expertise in online news, newspaper, yearbook, literary magazine, photojournalism, design and broadcast news. The earlybird registration deadline for the $200 fee is May 1. For more information, contact Monica Hill, director of the N.C. Scholastic Media Association, at (888) 562-6276 or ncsma@unc.edu, or visit ncsma.unc.edu.

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  • Ohio

    High School Journalism Workshop
    July 12, 2017 - July 15, 2017 E.W. Scripps School of Journalism Athens, Ohio
    Application deadline: June 2, 2017

    Students will explore journalism from multiple perspectives — all of which reflect the changing nature and growing demands of the craft. The workshop will include faculty from the School of Journalism and the School of Visual Communication, as well as staff from WOUB. In addition, several visiting professionals will serve as classroom instructors. Workshop costs $300. Diversity scholarships are available. They cover up to 100 percent of the cost of the workshop for students.  

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  • Oklahoma

    OKLAHOMA INSTITUTE FOR DIVERSITY IN JOURNALISM
    June 24, 2017 - July 1, 2017 Gaylord College at the University of Oklahoma Norman, Oklahoma
    Application deadline: May 1, 2017

    The Oklahoma Institute for Diversity in Journalism offers an annual workshop for promising high school students, scheduled each summer. The program’s goal is to expose youth to careers in the world of daily journalism. OIDJ’s mission is to provide opportunities for students who would otherwise lack access to journalism training or who face other barriers to pursuing careers in journalism.

    The program is funded by several organizations including the Dow Jones News Fund, the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation and the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication at OU.

    Selected students will be given free room and board in a residence hall on the University of Oklahoma campus.

    Supervision of their stay will be provided at all times by peer counselors and OU staff members. Participants will attend training sessions throughout the day and evening in the state-of-the-art facilities of the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Participants will research, report, write, video and edit stories on a variety of topics and news events. Instructors will come from a variety of educational institutions and professional media organizations.

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  • Oregon

    Next Generation Storytelling
    June 25, 2017 - June 30, 2017 University of Oregon Eugene, Oregon
    Application deadline: May 19, 2017

    Next Generation Storytelling is a summer residential experience at the University of Oregon that will empower high school students to develop their critical thinking, leadership, and entrepreneurial skills while building strong voices as effective communicators. With a focus on emerging technology and media, Next Generation Storytelling immerses residents in current and future best practices in journalism, media studies, advertising, and public relations. Students will participate in hands-on, experiential learning through courses that challenge them to explore journalism and media. They will also hear from featured speakers ranging from prominent journalists to executives of major media companies. The program will also offer the opportunity to see modern working media facilities for print and broadcast.

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  • Pennsylvania

    Summer Multimedia Storytelling Workshops
    Point Park University Pittsburgh

    Get a taste of your career-to-be at one of our interactive multimedia storytelling workshops – learn about writing, video, audio, web, photography and social media! Students will meet journalists in their chosen specialty and get to tour Pittsburgh's best venues. In the past, students have visited PNC Park, CONSOL Energy Center and Stage AE. Students have also soaked up the Pittsburgh experience, riding the Duquesne Incline, visiting the Mt. Washington Overlook and taking in the Three Rivers Arts Festival. Cost of $99 includes lunch, snacks and activities. Partial scholarships available. This is a non-residential workshop, interested students who live out of town are encouraged to contact Nan Knapp at nknapp@pointpark.edu or (412) 392-4730 to learn more about housing availability and cost.

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    Penn State College of Communications Summer Camp
    July 9, 2017 - July 14, 2017 Penn State University College of Communications State Park, Pennsylvania
    Application deadline: May 1, 2017

    Each summer for nearly 20 years the College of Communications has conducted summer camps for high-school-age students interested in communications-related fields. The sessions -- taught by full-time faculty members -- can help participants gain an understanding of the professional and technical and aspects of potential careers. Plus, the sessions give campers the chance to explore the Penn State campus and the top-ranked College of Communications. In recent years, the camps have focused on three different options: broadcast journalism, film and multimedia journalism.

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    AAJA JCamp
    July 22, 2017 - July 27, 2017 Temple University Philadelphia
    Application deadline: March 12, 2017

    JCamp is a six-day intensive, multicultural journalism training program for high school students hosted by the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA). Students learn from professional journalists and get hands-on training in writing, reporting, photography, television and radio broadcasting, online media and data journalism. Sessions and workshops are led by experienced journalists from top media companies. JCamp is an all-expenses-paid program with travel, meals and lodging covered by AAJA’s donors and partners. AAJA welcomes applications from all students regardless of race, ethnicity, country of origin, religion, socioeconomic status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or political affiliation. JCamp is open to high school students currently in their freshman, sophomore or junior year. The camp strives to ensure excellence in the journalism profession for decades to come. Through this culture of excellence and diversification, JCamp cultivates the voices and views of our future media leaders on government, human interest, entertainment, recreation, science, medicine, and national and international news.

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  • Tennessee

    Lipscomb-THSPA Journalism Camp
    June 4, 2017 - June 8, 2017 Lipscomb University Nashville, Tennessee
    Application deadline: May 10, 2017

    The annual Lipscomb-THSPA Journalism Camp is held on the Lipscomb University campus and offers participants the option of spending the nights in dorms or being day campers. The camp is open to high school students and advisers alike. Sessions include news writing, feature writing, sports writing, design/layout, editing, photography and video.

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  • Texas

    ATPI Summer Workshop for Instructors Only
    June 20, 2017 - June 22, 2017 Association of Texas Photography Instructors Fort Worth, Texas
    Application deadline: June 19, 2017

    The annual workshop for photography teachers offers three tracks to choose from - Digital Tech Workflow, Where Do I Start? and The Working Photographer. All three provide hands-on experiences for the teacher, whether brand new to teaching or looking for more advanced ideas for the classroom.

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    ILPC Summer Workshop
    June 16, 2017 - June 18, 2017 University Interscholastic League Austin, Texas

    In June, ILPC holds a three-day intensive summer workshop at the University of Texas at Austin. They offer newspaper, yearbook, video editing, new media, design software, photography and adviser classes. Students have the option of staying in University dorms or commuting. Students take one class for the entire four-day period. The summer workshop provides a great opportunity for staffs to prepare for the upcoming year.

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    MediaMania Journalism Workshop
    July 17, 2017 - July 19, 2017 Balfour Fort Worth Office Grapevine, Texas
    Application deadline: June 5, 2017

    Scholastic journalism concentrations for yearbook, newspaper, photography and CreativeCloud are taught by award-winning advisers and professional technicians. Yearbook cover artist sessions at no additional cost. Local hotel room blocks available.

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    JOURNALISM IN JULY HIGH SCHOOL WORKSHOP
    July 9, 2017 - July 16, 2017 University of Texas, El Paso El Paso, Texas

    Students participating in the Journalism in July Workshop at the University of Texas, El Paso, take their cameras, audio recorders and notebooks to downtown El Paso to get a look at the stories from the heart of the city. The students begin their training on the UTEP campus with lectures and demonstrations on traditional newsgathering and new multimedia skills taught by professors and area news professionals. Then they go into the field to apply their new skills in professional news reporting followed by video editing and web posting.

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    MAYBORN MULTIMEDIA HIGH SCHOOL WORKSHOP
    July 21, 2017 - July 27, 2017 University of North Texas Mayborn School of Journalism Denton, Texas
    Application deadline: April 14, 2017

    The Mayborn School of Journalism Multimedia High School Workshop is a week-long residential workshop designed to give students a hands-on experience in storytelling a multimedia world. The first segment of the workshop will be held at the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference where students will meet noted authors and aspiring writers. They will also tweet and write blogs. At the UNT campus in Denton students will be challenged even more and will create a multimedia production by the end of the week. Eligible students are incoming high school juniors, seniors and seniors who have graduated just prior to the workshop. It is open to Texas residents only. The workshop is fully paid except for transportation to Grapevine and from Denton.

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  • Virginia

    jCamp
    July 16, 2017 - July 20, 2017 James Madison University Harrisonburg, Virginia
    Application deadline: June 1, 2017

    Join the Virginia Association of Journalism Teachers and Advisers (VAJTA) in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia where student journalists will participate in a specialty track and will collaborate with team members from other tracks to cover stories in the area. Specialty tracks include Photography, Writing, Online journalism, Leadership, Sports Reporting and Broadcasting/Videography.

    Cost: $425 for students who register by March 1 (early registration); $475 for those who register by May 1 (regular registration); $525 for those who register by June 1 (late registration).

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  • Wisconsin

    ACA Pre-College Summer Program, Wisconsin
    July 1, 2018 - July 27, 2018 University of Wisconsin, Madison Madison, Wisconsin
    Application deadline: June 1, 2018

    ACA is the ultimate in Pre-College Programs, specializing in enrichment, accommodation, safety and excursions worldwide. Build knowledge and confidence, make your summer unforgettable, leading you toward a college career that helps you get the most out of learning, and of life. This program offers courses in journalism, media and communications, writing, public speaking, digital photography, radio broadcasting and production, sports reporting, and social media with a full campus immersion filled with activities and excursions. On the shores of Lake Mendota, Madison is a cosmopolitan state capital and renowned college town. It has the excitement of a large city, but on an intimate, user-friendly level. Surrounded by great hiking trails and bike paths, not to mention some of the best golfing in the Midwest, Madison is the perfect place for anyone looking for an active summer. You can even go sailing, swimming or canoeing on Lake Mendota! All while enjoying Madison’s idyllic summer weather! The University of Wisconsin - Madison represents the very best the Big 10 has to offer, excelling in academics, research, recreational facilities and athletic achievement. It is an ideal environment for students who want a real look at top-caliber college life. With ACA, you stay in style, enjoying the finest residence accommodations of any pre-college summer program.

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    KEMPA Summer Journalism Workshop
    July 16, 2017 - July 19, 2017 Marquette University Milwaukee
    Application deadline: July 1, 2017

    The Kettle Moraine Press Association wants you to join them this summer for an experience of a lifetime. The Kettle Moraine Press Association's Summer Journalism Workshop is rich with tradition and excellence. Their four-day workshop will provide students with one of the best educational experiences in the nation, with some of the best instructors. On top of that, they firmly believe that the "camp" experience is equally important. The KEMPA Kampers have a blast getting to know one another in their unique house system and challenges. Students stay in a dorm on Marquette's campus in the heart of Milwaukee, which provides the camp with access to a number of opportunities for storytelling, team building, and more. It also means that students are a short distance from many forms of transportation if they are needing to come in from far away. This workshop has some of the best instructors in the country, with one of the strongest curricula for camp this year. Their curriculum is tracked and provides students with a variety of learning experiences geared toward their ability levels and experiences. Their instructors develop the courses to provide for a wide variety of skills and interest levels, all in an effort to make each KEMPA Kamper the most successful he or she can be. Costs $350-450 depending on membership, scholarships available.

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