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High School Journalism Program

June 14, 2021

If you know a student who is interested in journalism, let them know about Poynter’s prestigious training for teenagers: the High School Journalism Program.

Now online and available to students nationwide, this program will teach participants multimedia storytelling skills, fact-checking best practices and journalistic ethics for the future. Journalism experience isn’t required to apply. The program can launch high schoolers into a communications program in college, set them up for an internship or help them apply to their student paper.

Students can expect personalized instruction from globally renowned Poynter faculty and award-winning media professionals delivered in a high-production online learning environment. By the end of the intensive, 10-day online program, students will have produced a multimedia story of their choosing and written a personal essay. 

Apply by: May 17.
Cost: $395. Scholarships are available, thanks to the Dow Jones News Fund, TEGNA Foundation and 10 Tampa Bay.