STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM- JULY 21 TO JULY 27, 2019This intensive, seven-day residential summer workshop is designed for current high school sophomores and juniors considering careers in journalism. The workshop introduces students to basic skills in news reporting, writing and editing and the use of video and still photography. Classes are taught by professional journalists. Students will live at the University and work in the School of Journalism’s multimedia newsroom. As a culminating activity, students will produce original work across several media platforms. There is a fee of $500 to be paid upon acceptance into the program which covers room and board, but all other expenses including tuition are covered by charitable contributions. Scholarships are available in cases of financial hardship.
PLEASE SEND THIS COMPLETED APPLICATION WITH THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:1. A list of all relevant school activities, highlighting journalism experiences. Please include samples of outstanding in-class work you have done or any work for student media. 2. A letter of recommendation (from a teacher, media advisor, guidance counselor or principal). Provide your teacher with this link to the recommendation form: https://goo.gl/forms/lzSNpw57JBNm5ndx23. An typed 500 word essay about why you would like to participate in a program designed to develop the next generation of journalists.
Application Deadline is April 1, 2019