Registration open for J-school and NCSMA summer workshops for high school students
The N.C. Scholastic Media Association (NCSMA) and the UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication will host three journalism workshops for high school students – the N.C. Scholastic Media Institute, the Carolina Sports Journalism Camp and the Chuck Stone Program for Diversity in Education and Media – during summer 2013. Registration is open for all three.
N.C. Scholastic Media Institute, June 17-20
The North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute will be June 17-20 at the UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication. High school journalism students and advisers 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 TV 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 email@example.com, or visit ncsma.unc.edu.
Chuck Stone Program, July 7-12
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 2013 workshop, held at the UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication July 7-12. 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. Priority deadline for applications is March 1. For more information, contact Queenie Byars, director of the Chuck Stone Program, at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit jomc.unc.edu/stoneprogram.
Carolina Sports Journalism Camp, July 14-17
Rising high school juniors and seniors interested in sports and media are encouraged to apply to the Carolina Sports Journalism Camp, held at the UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication July 14-17. The four-day 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. They will also observe an undergraduate sports writing class taught by Sports Camp lead instructor Tim Crothers, whose work has appeared in New York Times Magazine and ESPN Magazine. Priority deadline for applications is April 1. The fee of $500 for in-state students and $750 for out-of-state students covers lodging, instruction and meals. For more information, contact Monica Hill, director of the N.C. Scholastic Media Association, at 888.562.6276 or email@example.com, or visit jomc.unc.edu/csjc.