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. Interested in hosting a News Fund Workshop? Email heather.taylor@dowjones.com for more information.

  • Alabama

    Multicultural Journalism Workshop
    June 3, 2022 - June 12, 2022 The University of Alabama - Dept. of Journalism and Creative Media Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    Application deadline: April 1, 2022

    While still in high school, 10 to 15 students are selected to attend an intensive workshop held in Tuscaloosa, Alabama each summer. The workshop emphasizes multimedia reporting, writing, editing, graphics, photography, production and basic communication skills, and participants produce the MJP Journal to showcase what they've learned.

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  • Arizona

    CRONKITE SUMMER JOURNALISM INSTITUTE
    June 19, 2022 - July 1, 2022 Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University Phoenix, Arizona
    Application deadline: March 1, 2022

    The Cronkite School’s flagship camp, the Summer Journalism Institute guides top-performing high school students in intensive, hands-on experiences in broadcast and digital journalism. Participants will spend two weeks fully immersed in reporting and writing stories, producing newscasts and creating multimedia content.

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    Andy Harvey Indigenous Youth Media Workshop
    June 19, 2022 - June 25, 2022 Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, Arizona

    For ten years, the Andy Harvey Indigenous Youth Media Workshop has been bringing Native American and other high school students from across Arizona & the Southwest to the Northern Arizona University Flagstaff campus for a week each summer to learn the “ins and outs” of broadcast media and journalism. This year’s workshop will be held June 19 to 25. We are planning for an in-person workshop. Workshop participants will live in residence halls on the NAU campus in Flagstaff and work in the School of Communication’s Media Innovation Center newsroom and HD television studio. Working alongside NAU students, Native American mentors, journalism faculty and media professionals, the students will learn about college living and media jobs and careers. Students will produce multimedia stories, learn how to conduct interviews, work in television, radio, photography and more, and produce a live-to-tape news broadcast. This workshop encourages Native American and other high school students to work together to tell the stories that are important to them and their communities. We give you the tools to take that first step. This was the vision of the late Andy Harvey, NAU Journalism alumnus and multi-media reporter. Andy 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. The primary goals of the workshop are to enable Native American students to use the tools and the skills learned at the workshop to tell their own stories and promote aspirations to attend college. This workshop empowers Indigenous youth to be agents of positive change in their communities by giving voice to Native American experience. Cost: $50 tuition. Students are provided room & all meals during the week. Full scholarships are available.

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    Media Innovation Camp
    June 5, 2022 - June 17, 2022 Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University Phoenix, Arizona
    Application deadline: March 1, 2022

    Media Innovation Camp at the Cronkite School offers future journalists, game developers and any high schooler interested in media and technology the chance to experiment with cutting-edge tools and techniques. Campers get a taste of augmented and virtual reality technologies, game development, app development and more while completing a cutting-edge immersive project that they’ll show off to family and the leaders of azcentral.com.

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    Sports Broadcast Boot Camp
    July 17, 2022 - July 30, 2022 Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State University Phoenix, Arizona
    Application deadline: March 1, 2022

    Sports Broadcast Boot Camp is for every high schooler who dreams of calling games, sideline reporting and telling important sports stories in front of (or behind!) a camera. Students drop into the middle of the action, covering professional teams such as the Arizona Diamondbacks and Phoenix Mercury and learning reporting techniques that jump-start careers. Cost: $3,250

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    Donald W. Carson Journalism Diversity Workshop
    June 12, 2022 - June 18, 2022 University of Arizona School of Journalism Tuscon, Arizona
    Application deadline: May 1, 2022

    The Donald W. Carson Journalism Diversity Workshop is a high school summer program held on the University of Arizona campus. Arizona high school students learn about reporting, photography, multimedia and media ethics from seasoned journalists and professors. There is no cost for students to attend this workshop. Students live on campus in dorms and work together in the week-long program to produce stories and photos for The Chronicle newspaper, websites and multimedia projects. We encourage all Arizona high school students interested in learning journalism to apply to the workshop. No journalism experience is required.

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  • California

    Young Voices Media Project
    July 11, 2022 - July 22, 2022 Voices of Monterey Bay Monterey, California

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    Annenberg Youth Academy for Media and Civic Engagement
    June 13, 2022 - July 8, 2022 USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Los Angeles, California
    Application deadline: March 18, 2022

    The Annenberg Youth Academy for Media and Civic Engagement is a four-week summer intensive academy for 26 talented high school students from the communities surrounding the USC University Park and Health Science Campuses. Students are exposed to the equivalent of first-year college-level courses and develop a rich conceptual understanding and practice of the necessary role that media communications and journalism play in fashioning civic-minded thought leaders and innovators. AYA strengthens students’ skills in writing, critical thought, public speech and debate, multimedia production, interviewing and ethnography — all essential competencies required for excellence in and out of the classroom in the 21st century. The students are introduced to USC Annenberg’s undergraduate programs and services, as well as possible careers in media and journalism. They have opportunities to meet the school's innovative scholars who are advancing issues of race, gender, and ethnicity in communication and journalism communities of practice. Students must reside and attend high school in Los Angeles County to be eligible to apply. Applications for the 2022 Annenberg Youth Academy program are now closed. 

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    California Scholastic Press Association Workshop
    July 16, 2022 - July 24, 2022 California Scholastic Press Association San Luis Obispo, California
    Application deadline: May 15, 2022

    After two years of moving to a remote experience due to the pandemic, the California Scholastic Press Association high school journalism workshop is returning in person to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in summer 2022 to welcome its 71st class. For five days, students learn from the best in the industry in the areas of news, entertainment, broadcast, digital and public relations. The cost of the workshop is $1,250. Need-based financial support is available for accepted students. However, it is recommended to apply early if you are interested.

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    GRAMMY Camp (Music Journalism track)
    August 2, 2022 - August 6, 2022 University of Southern California, Thornton School of Music Los Angeles, California
    Application deadline: March 31, 2021

    GRAMMY Camp is a 5-day nonresidential summer music industry program for high school students interested in having a career in music. Hosted on the campus of 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. Music Journalism Campers will be reporting on and telling the story of GRAMMY Camp. There will be 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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    Mosaic Journalism Workshop
    June 13, 2022 - June 24, 2022 San Jose State University San Jose, California
    Application deadline: February 28, 2022

    The Mosaic journalism program is a reporting, writing, photography and blogging workshop taught by journalism professionals. The program is open to current high school students. We will have sessions on identifying news, reporting, interviewing, news writing, shooting photos, opinion writing and advanced writing. The program is free to attend. Student work appears in a print newspaper, on the Mosaic website and on the Mercury News website.

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    AAJA JCamp
    July 23, 2022 - July 29, 2022 Asian American Journalists Association Los Angeles, California
    Application deadline: March 31, 2022

    JCamp brings a multicultural group of high school students together for six days of intensive journalism training. Students will learn from professional journalists and get hands-on training in writing, photography, television broadcasting, online media, and reporting. Sessions and workshops will be led by experienced journalists from some of the top media companies in the industry. Students with a strong interest in broadcasting, newspapers, magazines, photojournalism or online media are encouraged to apply. The program is designed for high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors; since 2001, over 700 high school students have graduated from JCamp. Every year, AAJA receives hundreds of applications from all regions of the country. Students selected for the program have all costs covered including airfare, campus housing and meals. The 2022 AAJA JCamp will be held at the University of Southern California.

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  • Connecticut

    C-HIT Summer Multimedia Workshop
    July 18, 2022 - July 22, 2022 Connecticut Health Investigative Team Storrs, Connecticut
    Application deadline: May 10, 2022

    The C-HIT Summer Multimedia Workshop provides select high school students with the opportunity to develop investigative reporting, video and digital journalism and communication skills in a unique learning environment led by distinguished local and national journalists. Students live in the dorms with program faculty and get the chance to experience life on the University of Connecticut campus for the week. Cost: Tuition is $900 per student. Some full and partial scholarships are available.

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  • District Of Columbia

    Howard University Multicultural Media Academy
    June 20, 2022 - July 1, 2022 Howard University Washington, D.C.
    Application deadline: June 10, 2022

    Spend two weeks with us, and we will teach you how to use the power of multimedia journalism to cover health and wellness in underserved communities. You will learn how to write news stories, capture audio, shoot and edit video, take photos and incorporate social media. You will also develop an understanding of interrelated social issues — such as housing and hunger — that contribute to making communities unhealthy. It is open to U.S. high school students of all backgrounds in ninth through 12th grades, including 2022 graduates who will be entering their first year in college. Your work will appear on Voices of Tomorrow, and it will be distributed by the award-winning Howard University News Service. As a bonus, the best work by seniors and recent graduates will be eligible for the Dow Jones News Fund's scholarship competition. That could be you!

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    Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference
    June 20, 2022 - June 23, 2022 Freedom Forum Institute Washington, DC
    Application deadline: February 1, 2022

    One high school junior (scheduled to graduate in 2023) from each state and the District of Columbia are selected to attend an all-expenses-paid journalism conference in downtown Washington, D.C. Students who serve on their high school publications -- newspapers, yearbooks, broadcast stations, websites -- are encouraged to apply for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.  Visit website to see which states they are still taking applicants from.

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  • Florida

    Journalism Jumpstart
    June 20, 2022 - July 1, 2022 Florida International University Miami, Florida
    Application deadline: June 10, 2022

    Journalism Jumpstart is a free three-week intensive summer journalism program for Miami-Dade and Broward County high school students, hosted by the FIU Communication, Architecture + The Arts department. This program focuses on reporting and writing skills. Participants will work with a writing coach and professional journalists.

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    University of Florida Summer Media Institute
    June 19, 2022 - June 24, 2022 University of Florida Gainesville, Florida
    Application deadline: June 3, 2022

    The University of Florida Summer Media Institute is a five-night, six-day workshop in which high school students are immersed in journalism and communications. Take part in an assortment of electives and specializations, and learn from award-winning UF instructors and industry stalwarts. Seize the hands-on opportunity to spend time in state-of-the-art university facilities – and to begin preparing for careers in the rapidly changing media environment – at the home of one of the largest and most comprehensive journalism and communications programs in the nation. Students with a passion and talent for storytelling and communication are especially invited.

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  • Georgia

    The Links Media Institute
    June 11, 2022 - July 16, 2022 The Links, Incorporated Savannah, Georgia

    The Links Media Institute is a program to teach media competency to high school students.

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    Future Leaders Institute
    July 10, 2022 - July 15, 2022 21st Century Leaders Virtual
    Application deadline: March 1, 2022

    Our Future Leaders Institute, presented by Warner Bros. Discovery, is a week-long intensive “All Things Warner Bros. Discovery” program focused on leadership and media career development to be held virtually from Sunday, July 10 – Friday, July 15, 2022. Ever wanted to go behind the scenes during a newscast or learn the ins and outs at any Warner Bros. Discovery network? Here’s your chance to learn more about the media industry, the wide array of career opportunities available and the leadership skills it takes to make it in any business. Sponsored by Warner Bros. Discovery, the Future Leaders Institute takes you through a jam-packed week of virtual workshops led by Warner Bros. executives, insight into the media brand, and dynamic networking events with Warner Bros. employees.

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    Entertainment and Media Studies Summer Academy
    June 27, 2022 - July 1, 2022 University of Georgia Athens, Georgia
    Application deadline: June 10, 2022

    Are you interested in careers in the film, television, radio, online, mobile and other new media industries? In this virtual camp, participants will be introduced to the exciting entertainment field and what it encompasses. They will gain valuable skills for conceiving what stories are worth telling while also gaining an understanding of the implications of visual storytelling in society. They will learn the basics of content production, from screenwriting to digital editing. Over the course of the week, they will work on a project to showcase in their portfolios.

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  • Illinois

    Medill 2022 Online Workshop
    June 27, 2022 - July 22, 2022 Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism Virtual
    Application deadline: March 14, 2022

    Due to lingering Covid-19 concerns, the journalism “Cherub Program” will be conducted in 2022 as the Medill 2022 Online Workshop. Cherubs is more than a journalism camp. From high schools around the world, we come to Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in Evanston, Illinois, just outside of Chicago. We immerse ourselves in media for five weeks. We study writing, reporting and editing for print, digital and broadcast. We take pictures, edit videos, and create websites and podcasts. We make lifelong friends. As our instructors say, “Welcome to the best summer of your life.”

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  • Indiana

    High School Journalism Institute
    July 11, 2022 - July 22, 2022 Indiana University, The Media School Bloomington, Indiana
    Application deadline: May 13, 2022

    Join The Media School for an immersive learning experience at Indiana University Bloomington, where high school students participate in hands-on workshops to practice and improve their skills, and high school advisers take advantage of collaboration with seasoned pros or develop independent projects. Attendees stay in IU residence halls and attend workshops at The Media School in Franklin Hall, and they have all of campus and the city as a backdrop to their projects. There are two five-day workshops, July 11-15, July 17-21, 2022. Each week is $465. This fee includes instruction, lodging, supervision and a $90 meal card.

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  • Iowa

    Media Now Drake
    July 6, 2022 - July 9, 2022 Drake University Des Moines, Iowa
    Application deadline: July 1, 2022

    Join us at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, where students and advisers choose a single-track to immerse themselves in for the four days they are with us. Participate in hands-on projects and showcase them in a campus-wide awards ceremony to cap off our time together. It’s an awesome opportunity to deep dive into that area of interest and hone your skills. No matter what level you arrive with, we’ll push you, encourage and train you to move to the next. Classes include: Editorial Leadership, Beginning Writing, Advanced Writing, Photography, Video, Design, Yearbook, Political Communication, Sports Journalism, Entrepreneurship, Advising Publications and School Newspapers Online (SNO) will be there to help staffs with their online news sites.

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    Iowa Summer Journalism Workshop
    July 25, 2022 - July 28, 2022 University of Iowa School of Journalism & Mass Communication Iowa City, Iowa
    Application deadline: July 1, 2022

    For 70 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. Workshoppers are divided by topic such as photo, design, yearbook, investigative reporter, editorial leadership, personal writing. Students live on campus. The 2022 workshops will be virtual.

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  • Kansas

    Flint Hills Publications Workshop
    July 17, 2022 - July 19, 2022 Collegian Media Group at Kansas State University Manhattan, Kansas
    Application deadline: June 26, 2022

    A tradition dating back to 1961 at Kansas State University, The Flint Hills Publications Workshop has maintained the same goal throughout it’s more than 50 year history — to prepare publications staffs for the new school year by imparting critical journalistic skills. After this workshop you should feel excited to get the year started off right. You’ll have the tools you’ll need to motivate your staff, take better photos, write better stories and design better publications. We also want to provide a platform for you to start producing your publication over the summer.  If you are a yearbook staff, arrive with ideas and leave with a fully developed theme, cover design, opening and inside spread design and all ready for finishing touches once you’re back in school. If you work on a newspaper staff, imagine a redesign that will catch the attention of your entire school and have it finished before you even step back on campus.

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    Jayhawk Media Workshop
    June 12, 2022 - June 16, 2022 University of Kansas Lawrence, Kansas
    Application deadline: May 24, 2022

    Visit the University of Kansas and our renovated journalism building for a new twist on a trusted summer workshop. A newly renovated Stauffer-Flint Hall means incredible technology, fresh gear and continued great instruction.

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  • Kentucky

    Xposure High School Journalism Workshop
    June 11, 2022 - June 19, 2022 Western Kentucky University Bowling Green, Kentucky
    Application deadline: March 31, 2022

    The Western Kentucky University School of Journalism & Broadcasting is looking for outstanding students — especially those from backgrounds under-represented in U.S. newsrooms or who might lack financial resources — to participate in its Xposure Journalism Workshop. The program seeks students with interests in news writing, editing, photography and journalism as a career. During the workshop, students gain important skills through classes, seminars, educational field trips and work with WKU journalism professors and other professional journalists in a learn-by-doing environment. Students report, write, edit and shoot photos for stories published in a newspaper and posted on the workshop’s website.

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    WKU Summer Media Workshops
    June 12, 2022 - June 18, 2022 Western Kentucky University Bowling Green, Kentucky
    Application deadline: May 31, 2022

    Western Kentucky University School of Media offers three dynamic workshops where students can spend five days immersed in their passion: broadcasting, film or photojournalism. Each course is taught by an experienced professional from the award-winning School of Media and will broaden the students’ awareness of their field in a fun, intensive and hands-on workshop.

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  • Maine

    Maine Media Workshops
    June 27, 2022 - August 5, 2022 Maine Media Rockport. Maine

    The Maine Media pre-college workshops for high school students are often described by participants as “Best. Summer. Ever.” Young Artists (who call themselves “YOs”) are surrounded by friends who share their passion, and are guided by professional instructors who connect them to their creative spark. The Young Artists learn useful media skills, develop confidence, and find their unique artistic voice. And, on Friday nights when YOs and adults gather in the Sound Stage to see student work, the Young Artists always steal the show! Workshops are offered in: Photography, Photojournalism, Filmmaking, Cinematography, Writing, Graphic Storytelling, Screenwriting, and more! Programs range from one to four weeks.

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  • Massachusetts

    Boston University Summer Journalism Academy
    June 20, 2022 - July 29, 2022 Boston University Boston, Massachusetts
    Application deadline: June 1, 2022

    "Learn journalism from working reporters this summer — without leaving home. Boston University presents a virtual classroom experience for high school students interested in journalism, writing or photography. The Boston University Summer Journalism Academy gives students ages 14 to 18 the opportunity to expand their skills and prepare for college during a time of uncertainly and limited travel due to the ongoing pandemic. Each instructor is also a working journalist, so what’s taught is grounded in real-life experience. Each lesson is tied to its practical application, by giving students reporting assignments they can do from home. Each day is a sample of life as a news reporter. For 2022, the Academy offers three identical sessions, each two weeks in duration. Session 1: June 20 to July 1, 2022; Session 2: July 4 to July 15, 2022; and Session 3: July 18 to July 29, 2022

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    How to Advise a Scholastic News Publication
    June 27, 2022 - June 29, 2022 New England Scholastic Press Association, Boston University Boston, Massachusetts
    Application deadline: June 12, 2022

    The New England Scholastic Press Association hosts this workshop on the Boston University campus. Includes sessions on 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 news, features, sports and opinion along with maintaining a lively forum for student opinion; motivate the staff'; teach fundamentals of photojournalism and design; maintain a good relationship with faculty and parents; use special pages, special sections and spreads as training vehicles; plan, set goals and schedule copy flow for print and online; manage the business side; critique the publication; make the most of professional resources.

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    New England High School Journalism Collaborative Summer Workshop
    June 25, 2022 - July 1, 2022 New England High School Journalism Collaborative Boston, Massachusetts
    Application deadline: April 1, 2022

    Students work with professional reporters, photographers, editors and designers from New England news organizations in the all-expenses-paid summer workshop. Students learn to report, write and edit for their own newspaper and produce multimedia projects for the website.

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  • Michigan

    Coaching Detroit Forward's Journalism Camp
    August 1, 2022 - August 12, 2022 Coaching Detroit Forward Detroit, Michigan
    Application deadline: June 1, 2022

    A two-week camp taught by Detroit Writing Room and New York Writing Room coaches. Each day, students will learn a different topic from a Writing Room coach. Over the two weeks, students will report and write their own story on a topic of their choice. They will also be paired with an Editing Coach to receive feedback and editing. On the last day, students will share their stories with the group. Their stories will be published on The Detroit Writing Room’s website and in the second edition of Perspectives Magazine, a print publication produced by students in our journalism and photography camps. Students will also have opportunities to pitch their stories to local publications, including Detour Detroit and Model D.

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  • Minnesota

    ThreeSixty Journalism News Reporter Academy
    June 21, 2022 - July 1, 2022 University of St. Thomas St. Paul, Minnesota
    Application deadline: March 31, 2022

    ThreeSixty Journalism, an intensive multimedia program for high school students, is part of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of St. Thomas. ThreeSixty trains and supports the next generation of diverse thinkers, communicators and leaders. At ThreeSixty’s two-week News Reporter Academy you’ll learn about the different opportunities in media and communication, engage in related activities, hear from experienced journalists and communicators, and set the stage for writing a reported story that will be published in both the print and digital versions of ThreeSixty Magazine!

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  • Missouri

    Missouri Advertising & Public Relations Workshop
    June 25, 2022 - June 30, 2022 University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri

    This intensive workshop is meant to give students a taste of modern advertising agency life, the roles they may pursue within the field in the future, the challenges professional communicators face creating effective and meaningful campaign work for modern clients, and the fun that can be had solving those challenges. In one short, action-packed week, students will learn the ins-and-outs of a career path in strategic communication through hands-on projects led by industry experts and thought leaders.

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    Missouri University Journalism Workshop
    June 25, 2022 - June 30, 2022 University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri

    Are you interested in expanding your journalism skills and learn from top journalism educators and professionals? The Missouri School of Journalism invites you to join us for an exciting in-person, on campus, experience June 25 – 30, 2022. During the workshop, you will learn from the School of Journalism faculty and leading journalism professionals on how to improve your writing, interviewing and storytelling skills. The workshop will also cover techniques for audio, podcasting and video along with learning the tools for being a good investigative reporter.

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    Missouri Investigative Journalism Workshop
    June 25, 2022 - June 30, 2022 University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri

    During the week-long Investigative Journalism Workshop, students will leave with the skills they need to do their own investigations and be inspired with ideas to take back to their schools. The workshop is taught by investigative reporters who have worked at top news organizations such as The New York Times or ESPN and by experienced Mizzou faculty. During the workshop, participants stay in a Mizzou residence hall which is staffed with residence hall counselors.

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    Media Now St. Louis
    June 22, 2022 - June 23, 2022 Webster University St. Louis, Missouri
    Application deadline: June 17, 2022

    We’re back on campus this year with a two-day jam to boost your skills this summer. We have eight course options to choose from for this 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. two-day jam. You’ll select from design, writing, photography, leadership, web, yearbook, photography and video. Join us and our seasoned Media Now instructors as we get you ready to make your publications thrive in the coming school year.

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    Missouri School of Journalism Summer Workshops
    June 25, 2022 - June 30, 2022 Missouri School of Journalism Columbia, Missouri
    Application deadline: May 27, 2022

    The Missouri School of Journalism invites you to join us for an exciting in-person experience June 25-30, 2022. Build your skills, get a better understanding of what it takes to be a journalist or strategic communicator, network with industry professionals and meet Mizzou journalism students, alumni and faculty. Three workshops to choose from: Journalism, Investigative Journalism and Advertising & Public Relations.

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  • New Jersey

    Princeton University Summer Journalism Program
    August 1, 2022 - August 15, 2022 Princeton University Princeton, New Jersey
    Application deadline: February 28, 2022

    The Princeton Summer Journalism Program (PSJP) is one of the only programs of its kind offering a free, innovative residential journalism and college prep institute for high-achieving high school juniors from low-income backgrounds. Over ten days every summer, up to 40 students from across the country explore current events and world affairs and learn about the field of journalism through workshops and lectures led by Princeton professors, professional journalists, and alumni on campus. The summer program culminates in the publication of the Princeton Summer Journal, the student-produced newspaper. During their senior year, students are matched with a personal college adviser, who will work with them on their college admissions process. In our history, PSJP has graduated over 400 students who have gone on to attend some of the best colleges and universities and produce content for the most respected publications in the nation.

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  • New York

    NYU Precollege
    May 23, 2022 - August 17, 2022 New York University New York, New York
    Application deadline: June 22, 2022

    Rising juniors and seniors can apply to take college-level courses for credit and experience life as an NYU student. This summer NYU Precollege will be offering classes on covering the fashion industry, food reporting and writing, podcasting, reporting, writing pop culture and travel writing. Session 1: May 23 – July 6, 2022; Session 2: July 7 – August 17, 2022

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    NYC Summer Academy
    June 5, 2022 - July 29, 2022 The New York Times New York, New York
    Application deadline: June 16, 2022

    The New York Times NYC Summer Academy gives intellectually curious high school students the opportunity to live and learn in New York City while studying topics in journalism, media, technology, arts, culture, sports, fashion, business, science and more. Students can enroll in two and four-week programs throughout June and July. The program is open to rising high school students (grades 10-12) and graduating seniors. Students must be 15 years old by the first day of the program. Faculty includes award-winning New York Times journalists, industry experts and recognized thought leaders across a wide range of disciplines. Term 1: June 5 - June 17; Term 2: June 19 - July 1; Term 3: July 3 - July 15; Term 4: July 17 - July 29.

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    Broadcast Journalism Camp
    July 24, 2022 - August 13, 2022 New York Film Academy New York, New York
    Application deadline: July 1, 2022

    Several years ago, NBC approached the New York Film Academy to start an education program where aspiring broadcast journalists could acquire the real-world skill set necessary to thrive in broadcast TV, cable, and internet news. Now, we extend that same caliber of training to teens in our 3-Week Broadcast Journalism Camp, located in the international news capital of New York City. Through study and hands-on practice, camp students are trained in the fundamental principles, techniques, and craft of broadcast journalism. This is accomplished through a combination of lecture, demonstration, hands-on production, and the students’ own work. Students study under our world-class faculty, whose work has been seen on local and national television as well as cable and digital platforms. Each student produces two projects, shot with single-camera setups and edited on industry-standard editing software. This intensive workshop provides a strong introduction to necessary digital and journalism skills. Many of our camp graduates have gone on to further study or internships, which were greatly helped by the foundational skills they learned at the Academy. Tuition and fees is $3,400.

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    Robert W. Greene Summer Institute for High School Journalism
    July 24, 2022 - July 30, 2022 Stony Brook University School of Journalism Stony Brook, New York
    Application deadline: April 15, 2022

    The Greene Institute is a one-week residential program for aspiring reporters in their sophomore or junior year of high school. The program accepts students from across Long Island and NYC. As a Greene scholar, you will live on campus, report from campus, and develop stories using the School of Communication and Journalism’s state-of-the-art newsroom and television studio. You will work closely with staff and faculty from the School of Journalism and hone your reporting skills while you learn to shoot and edit video, produce a news show, and write for a variety of media platforms. The weeklong program costs $500.

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    Summer Academy at The King's College
    July 10, 2022 - July 29, 2022 The King's College New York, New York
    Application deadline: July 1, 2022

    Summer Academy is back in person in 2022! The program will be hosted both in-person and virtually to allow students from around the country (and beyond) maximum flexibility in participating. Your studies will include lectures, discussion, museum visits, exploration of NYC, and more, all taking place real-time in person in NYC. A personalized online week will also be hosted using conferencing software for students who are unable to attend in person. You may sign up for one, two, or even three Summer Academy weeks, choosing a different track each time. Week 1: July 10–15 (In person); Week 2: July 17–22 (Online); Week 3: July 24–29 (In person)

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    CSPA Summer Journalism Workshop
    June 20, 2022 - July 29, 2022 Columbia University New York, New York
    Application deadline: June 15, 2022

    Take part in a virtual learning experience like no other, where you will improve your skills, rethink your publishing strategies and take your media game to the next level. The Columbia Scholastic Press Association invites print and online staffs to take part in its 39th annual Summer Journalism Workshop - offered this year exclusively as virtual experience. Each participant, whether student or adviser, will have access to content focusing on either writing, editing, management or advanced design. Registration for this intensive program is open, while we finalize the details of our virtual programming. Follow the links on this page to visit the Workshop registration site.

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    NYU Urban Journalism Workshop
    July 18, 2022 - July 27, 2022 NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute New York, New York
    Application deadline: April 25, 2022

    The Urban Journalism Workshop at New York University is designed to develop the next generation of great journalists. A diverse group of 20 high school juniors and seniors attending schools throughout the five boroughs of New York City or in nearby suburbs of the Tri-State metropolitan region (New York, New Jersey and Connecticut only) 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 22, 2022 - June 24, 2022 UNC-Chapel Hill Hussman School of Journalism and Media Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Application deadline: May 1, 2022

    Rising high school juniors and seniors interested in sports and media are encouraged to apply to the Carolina Sports Journalism Camp, to be held at UNC-Chapel Hill June 22-24. The workshop will instruct students on sports play-by-play, sports writing, sports photography and more through classroom study and newsroom practice. Students will take a behind-the-scenes tour of UNC’s sports media facilities and cover a press conference. Priority review deadline to apply at hussman.unc.edu/csjc is April 1. Registration fee is $600 for in-state students and $1,200 for out-of-state students.

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    Chuck Stone Program for Diversity in Education and Media
    June 26, 2022 - June 29, 2022 UNC-Chapel Hill Hussman School of Journalism and Media Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Application deadline: May 4, 2022

    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 2022 summer workshop, to be held in person at UNC-Chapel Hill June 26-29. The 12 students accepted to the fully-funded program will learn from classroom study, real-world reporting and professional mentors. Application deadline is April 4. For more information, contact Livis Freeman, director of the Chuck Stone Program, at chuckstoneprogram@unc.edu or visit https://chuckstone.web.unc.edu.

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    North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute
    June 13, 2022 - June 15, 2022 UNC-Chapel Hill Hussman School of Journalism and Media Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Application deadline: June 1, 2022

    The North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute will be June 13-15 at the UNC-Chapel Hill Hussman School of Journalism and Media. High school journalism students and their teachers/student media advisers are invited to enroll. Instructors from across the state will lend their expertise in broadcast news, online news, yearbook, literary magazine, photojournalism, newspaper and design. Three boot camps -- leadership, creativity and investigative reporting -- will be offered free of charge to student participants. A sequence specifically for advisers will also be offered. Registration fee will be $300 ($200 early bird if received by May 1). Register by June 1 at ncsma.unc.edu/institute.

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  • Ohio

    High School Journalism Workshop
    July 6, 2022 - July 9, 2022 Ohio University Athens, Ohio
    Application deadline: June 30, 2022

    The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism’s annual workshop for high school journalism students and advisers is one of the oldest such programs in the nation — perhaps in the world! Every summer since 1946, the school has offered high school students and teachers the opportunity to interact with our faculty and professional journalists while learning the latest techniques for doing journalism in a school setting. The $300 fee includes food and lodging in University dining and residence halls, instruction and technical equipment, and all workshop programming and activities.

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  • Oklahoma

    OKLAHOMA INSTITUTE FOR DIVERSITY IN JOURNALISM
    July 9, 2022 - July 15, 2022 Gaylord College at the University of Oklahoma Norman, Oklahoma
    Application deadline: May 7, 2022

    The Oklahoma Institute for Diversity in Journalism is a FREE 7-day overnight workshop held during the summer months, designed for High School students interested in studying journalism and media. This year, the workshop will be held July 9-15 at Gaylord College on the campus of the University of Oklahoma.

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  • Oregon

    High School Journalism Institute
    July 30, 2022 - August 6, 2022 Oregon State University Corvallis, Oregon
    Application deadline: May 20, 2022

    High School Journalism Institute is a unique opportunity for students to get actual hands-on experience in journalism. Over nearly three decades, it has helped inspire hundreds of aspiring young journalists. With guidance from professional mentors, participants use real journalism skills to report and photograph a 32-page newspaper, as well as blog and produce multimedia pieces for The Oregonian’s website, OregonLive.com.

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  • Pennsylvania

    Philly Journalism Camp
    August 1, 2022 - August 8, 2022 The Philadelphia Writing Project Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Application deadline: July 1, 2022

    This summer, high school students who want to explore journalism as a way to make an impact through writing can participate in this one-week online program, which includes presentations by professional journalists and multiple opportunities for publication, including writing stories, using photography, and creating short videos. Students will have opportunities to research and write about the events and ideas that are currently of greatest interest to them and get help from journalism teachers and other participants. The Philadelphia Writing Project’s journalism camp builds on previous work with The Philly School Media Network. PhilWP is located at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. Cost: $150

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    ACEL MOORE JOURNALISM WORKSHOP
    February 5, 2022 - April 9, 2022 The Philadelphia Inquirer Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Application deadline: January 21, 2022

    The Acel Moore High School Journalism Workshop is an annual project sponsored by The Philadelphia Inquirer. The hands-on program seeks to introduce Philadelphia-area high school students to the fields of print, digital journalism, and photography. With an assist from staff volunteers, participants write their news articles and produce visuals projects, which appear on the workshop’s site, acel-moore.com. Named for its founder, Acel Moore, a former editor and columnist at The Inquirer and a co-founder of the National Association of Black Journalists, the program offers three $1,000 college scholarships to the top three students who plan to pursue a career in print or digital journalism.

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    Point Park University Radio/TV Broadcast Camp
    July 10, 2022 - July 15, 2022 Point Park University Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Application deadline: May 22, 2022

    Evolve your media skills and understand the business of broadcast for a career in Radio and TV. Students will examine, interpret, and study the highest standards of broadcast media including radio, television, sales, and promotion. Structured, experiential work will occur during the first part of the day and on-location tours/field trips will occur in the afternoon. Classroom learning will be utilized at our award-winning, student-operated radio station, WPPJ (AM-670), in our 4,000 square-foot Center for Media Innovation and in our Michael P. Pitterich Sales & Innovation Center. This program is in partnership with the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters.

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    Penn State Broadcast Journalism Camp
    July 10, 2022 - July 15, 2022 Penn State University College of Communications University Park, Pennsylvania
    Application deadline: April 30, 2022

    Penn State's state-of-the-art television studio provides a home for campers who choose this option. Students will work in the same newsroom and studio used by award-winning Penn State students as they learn about TV news and sports productions. It's an opportunity to explore essential broadcast journalism skills, newsgathering techniques, storytelling and more. The hands-on sessions led by full-time faculty and staff members will allow campers to produce their own news or sports video story from start to finish. Students will have an opportunity to record their video and interviews, as well as write and edit their story. Campers will also gain insight into other areas of TV news/sports from experienced professionals who have worked in the industry for years. Along with faculty, students in the broadcast journalism major at Penn State will serve as counselors, providing an additional resource for those interested in the field. This camp is a good option for students considering a career in either on-air or off-air television news and sports (including reporting, anchoring, producing and videography).

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  • South Carolina

    Carolina Journalism Institute
    June 7, 2023 - June 10, 2023 Southern Interscholastic Press Association Columbia, South Carolina
    Application deadline: May 18, 2023

    ** The Carolina Journalism Institute will return in 2023. Exact dates TBD** The Carolina Journalism Institute at the University of South Carolina is a four-day summer institute devoted to helping high school students and advisers enhance their knowledge of cutting-edge journalism techniques and standards for their publications and productions. You will connect with other media students and advisers, develop collaborative journalism tactics and learn how to implement your skills across platforms and in your production room through a team-based project. At CJI, you will be placed in a group with three or four other students, and your group will be assigned a beat to cover for a final project. Each group member should take a different angle or approach to covering the assigned beat. By the end of the week, each person should have one written, one visual and one social media element. After CJI, you will be able to take these projects back with you to your media production class, no matter what type of publication or production you work on. Literary magazine, yearbook, newsprint, broadcast and online media students alike can benefit and learn from sessions, and the project teaches all students how to work in a group and to use programs and resources they can use in their journalism classrooms.

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  • Texas

    Schieffer Summer Journalism Camp
    June 19, 2022 - July 1, 2022 Texas Christian University Fort Worth, Texas
    Application deadline: June 3, 2022

    The journalism program at Texas Christian University is looking for high school students interested in an intensive college readiness program. TCU faculty introduce students to the fundamentals of digital reporting in a two-week residential program housed on the Fort Worth campus. They are guided by college students enrolled in the journalism program. Media professionals from Fort Worth and Dallas volunteer their time and come in to share their expertise and experiences with students. They talk about changes in media and discuss media careers with students. Students develop their critical thinking and writing skills while generating story ideas, which they then report and develop into news stories. They find sources on campus, perhaps at peer camps taking place at TCU or university departments such as the office of admission or the library. Students produce content for a newscast and write for a website. While in Fort Worth, students get to experience cultural attractions such as the Trinity Shakespeare Festival and the museum district. They also visit professional newsrooms. Tuition and Room & Board: $2,000

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    Gloria Shields/NSPA Media Workshop
    June 26, 2022 - June 30, 2022 National Scholastic Press Association Dallas, Texas
    Application deadline: June 15, 2022

    The Gloria Shields NSPA Media Workshop brings together the nation’s top workshop faculty and scholastic-journalism experts to propel you and your staff into the year ahead. Workshop registration fee: $125

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    ILPC Summer Workshop
    June 17, 2022 - June 19, 2022 University of Texas, Austin Austin, Texas
    Application deadline: May 15, 2022

    Since 1980, ILPC summer publications workshops have set the standards for excellence. Our workshop prepares students for the upcoming school year. Whether the students are honing their writing skills or developing the yearbook theme, they all focus on the future. For three days, our instructors push your students in intensive learning environments, headed by many of the nation’s finest journalism instructors. These instructors are dedicated to one goal: helping others create the finest journalism in the nation. Students and advisers alike return to school in August ready to tackle their jobs, whether they’re beginning reporters or veteran advisers. We offer classes in UIL writing contests, new media and video editing, various newspaper and yearbook strands, photojournalism, design, sports media and journalism boot camp, which allows students to have one  day of instruction in design, writing and photojournalism. Tuition, room (double room/community bath) and board is $250 per person. Tuition cost for commuters is $150.

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  • Virginia

    Washington Journalism and Media Conference
    July 10, 2022 - July 22, 2022 George Mason University Fairfax, Virginia
    Application deadline: May 31, 2022

    George Mason University is the host of the Washington Journalism and Media Conference (WJMC) and each summer welcomes high school student leaders from all over the country as National Youth Correspondents. National Youth Correspondents join the Mason community which includes students and faculty from all over the world. Mason is both the largest public university in Virginia and one of the most culturally diverse universities in the nation. Mason attracts proven and innovative leaders in communications, media research, new media, and electronic journalism. Faculty members have developed the WJMC curriculum to suit the needs and potential of the nation’s most talented future leaders in the field. The conference curriculum includes hands-on learning with industry leaders from the Mason faculty as well as international media outlets and Washington insiders. National Youth Correspondents will experience an integrated and forward-thinking approach to journalism and media, while acquiring valuable “in-the-trenches” knowledge. The 2022 sessions are July 10 - 15 or July 17 - 22, 2022. Tuition to attend the conference is $2,300.

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    jCamp at JMU
    July 17, 2022 - July 21, 2022 James Madison University Harrisonburg, Virginia
    Application deadline: June 1, 2022

    Are you a journalism student or adviser that would love to learn about your craft from some of the best instructors in the nation? Then register today for jCamp 2022—a five-day, in-person workshop like nothing else in the state. While at camp, you won’t just sit in a classroom hearing about journalism. You will do it! Located at James Madison University, home of The Breeze, jCamp is all about giving you the tools to create a dynamic, successful publication. jCamp is an excellent opportunity for beginners who want to learn the basics, students aiming to refine their skills and publication staffs looking to plan for the coming year together. Advisers are invited (but not required) to attend as well to learn alongside their students! Regardless of experience level, campers will be able to choose from a variety of break-out sessions each day exploring all facets of journalism, such as photography, videography, writing, design, law and ethics, social media/digital journalism and so much more!

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  • Washington

    WJEA SUMMER J-CAMP
    July 27, 2022 - July 30, 2022 Washington Journalism Education Association Seattle, Washington
    Application deadline: July 15, 2022

    The Washington Journalism Education Association hosts this four-day journalism camp for teens. Each student will be placed on a team that will work together as a "staff" to produce print, video, and audio content. Professionals from The Seattle Times and the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University will serve as coaches. Together, the students and coaches will discuss topics ranging from the evolving field of journalism and developing job opportunities to how journalists are responding to ongoing issues of racial reckoning, the global coronavirus pandemic and the push for equity and social justice on all community fronts.

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  • Wisconsin

    KEMPA Summer Journalism Workshop
    July 17, 2022 - July 20, 2022 Kettle Moraine Press Association and Marquette University Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Application deadline: July 1, 2022

    You’re invited to the 2022 KEMPA Summer Journalism Camp “No Time Like Today” July 17-20 for high school students interested in media. Campers will enjoy four days of fun workshops in Broadcasting, Writers Circle, Sports Media and Photojournalism. You’ll be right in the action with award-winning professionals. Get a constructive critique of your school publication and personal portfolio. Work in state-of-the-art studios and labs, as well as outdoors across the UW-Whitewater campus. Enjoy inspiring “Now is the Time” talks that will get you educated and excited about media! Each night will feature trips to the campus swimming pool, bowling lanes, athletic facilities and movie theater. Plus, Campers can compete for fun prizes in the annual KEMPA Cup. Enjoy nights with friends safely social distanced in the dorms or come just for the daytime! A Camp t-shirt, meals and fun swag are all included. KEMPA Camp will again be held at UW-Whitewater, a large campus located in the southeastern rolling hills of Wisconsin about an hour or so right between Madison, Milwaukee and Chicago. The university is open with stringent health and safety guidelines, providing a safe environment. Registration is open now through July 1. Cost is $450 dollars for overnight kampers and $400 dollars for Kommuters. Kettle Moraine Press Association Members get a $50 dollar discount. We hope to see YOU July 17-20 at the 2022 KEMPA Summer Journalism Camp! There’s “Not Time Like Today” to register!

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