Free Journalism Workshop for High School Students

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The eight-week course is aimed at teaching high school students in the New York City metropolitan area the fundamentals of journalism as well as exposing them to industry professionals in print and broadcast. Many of the students use the workshop as a spring board to careers in journalism and other media-related jobs. More importantly, the workshop has enhanced the educational pursuits of students by helping to refine their writing and communication skills, while also developing discipline, a competitive edge and strong work ethic

The New York Association of Black Journalists 14th Annual High School Journalism Workshop is coming soon. This FREE workshop will run eight consecutive Saturdays beginning September 25, 2004 through November 13 at LIU's Brooklyn Campus.  At the end of the workshop, the students will publish a newspaper with original stories and produce a news broadcast. A certificate of completion is awarded at a ceremony after the workshop ends.
 
The eight-week course is aimed at teaching high school students in the New York City metropolitan area the fundamentals of journalism as well as exposing them to industry professionals in print and broadcast. Many of the students use the workshop as a spring board to careers in journalism and other media-related  jobs. More importantly, the workshop has enhanced the educational pursuits of students by helping to refine their writing and communication skills, while also developing discipline, a competitive edge and strong work ethic. Such skills not only equip the students with the necessary tools to become the next generation of brilliant journalists, but will serve them well for any career choice.

If you know of any high school students that will benefit from the workshop please encourage them to complete the attached application in its entirety and return it before the deadline to be eligible to participate in this opportunity.  They can also download an application from www.nyabj.org/studentservices.htm  or call 212-613-3040 for more information.

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