VOX Media Cafe 2018 Volunteers
Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering for VOX Media Cafe (VMC)! This summer multimedia camp is a lot of fun, and we could not do it without our amazing volunteers. After you have completed this form, we will be in touch with information about next steps, including completing a background check. If you have any questions, you can reach Allison Hood at
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In case we have last-minute changes or schedule adjustments.
How did you hear about VOX?
Street, City, State & Zip
Date of Birth
What size t-shirt would you like?
Which VMC volunteer orientation would you like to attend?
Friday, May 18, 12pm-1:30pm (lunch provided)
Wednesday, May 30, 5:30pm-7pm (light dinner provided)
Monday, June 18, 5:30pm-7pm (light dinner provided)
Is there anything else you'd like us to know?
Below, please select which day(s) you are interested in volunteering. You are more than welcome to sign up for multiple days! VMC runs from 10am-4pm each day, and we ask that volunteers arrive by 9:45am if possible. If you are not available for an entire day, that's okay! We will make it work with your schedule. VOX is located in the International Tower at Peachtree Center in downtown Atlanta. We are right above the Peachtree Center MARTA station, and we can also validate parking for the 161 Peachtree Center Ave. garage.
June 4-8: Session 1, Week 1
Monday, June 4: Journalism basics, basic camera and tripod usage
Tuesday, June 5: Interviewing skills and practice in the field
Wednesday, June 6: Opinion writing; intro to audio and video editing
Thursday, June 7: Half-day field trip, intro to audio and video editing
Friday, June 8: Project planning, media production
June 11-15: Session 1, Week 2
Monday, June 11-Tuesday, June 12: Photography, reporting (need to be available both days)
Wednesday, June 13-Thursday, June 14: Video and audio production, copy editing (need to be available both days)
Friday, June 15: WordPress web publishing, public speaking
June 18-22: Session 2, Week 1
Monday, June 18: Journalism basics, basic camera and tripod usage
Tuesday, June 19: Interviewing skills and practice in the field
Wednesday, June 20: Opinion writing; intro to audio and video editing
Thursday, June 21: Half-day field trip, intro to audio and video editing
Friday, June 22: Project planning, media production
June 25-29: Session 2, Week 2
Monday, June 25-Tuesday, June 26: Photography, reporting (need to be available both days)
Wednesday, June 27-Thursday, June 28: Video and audio production, copy editing (need to be available both days)
Friday, June 29: WordPress web publishing, public speaking
July 9-13: Session 3, Week 1
Session 3 is an advanced session for teens who are enrolled in our school year program, or who have already completed VOX Media Cafe. Volunteers will support teens as mentors throughout the story production process. We are finalizing the day by day schedule, but below is a general overview of the skills for each day.
Monday, July 9: Review of journalism basics and investigative journalism
Tuesday, July 10: Teens will be out of the office on a field trip all day
Wednesday, July 11: User-generated content, facilitation, project planning
Thursday, July 12: Interviewing (video and audio)
Friday, July 13: Graphic design
July 15-20: Session 3, Week 2
Monday, July 16: Video filming and editing
Tuesday, July 17: Reporting (video and audio)
Wednesday, July 18: Story production (video and audio)
Thursday, July 19: WordPress production, SEO, copy editing
Friday, July 20: Social media/digital imprint, public speaking
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