High school students can register for the All-Met Sports Writing Workshop hosted by The Washington Post Young Journalists Development Program. Student journalists will participate in an interactive training session where they will work closely with journalists from The Washington Post to write feature stories and receive instruction on a variety of topics including effective interviewing, reporting, covering games, and getting published, among others. Attendees will also have an opportunity to apply for positions as YJDP correspondents for AllMetSports.com, The Post’s home for local high school sports. To visit the site, go to: www.allmetsports.com. The workshop is FREE of charge, but pre-registration is required.
Q: Who is a perfect candidate for this workshop?
A: All local public, private and charter high school journalists throughout Washington, D.C., and The Washington Post circulation areas in Maryland and Virginia are eligible to attend.
Q: Is there an application process and/or how do I register for the workshop?
A: Yes. Registration forms will be available for download at www.washingtonpost.com/youngjournalists.
Q: How many students are eligible to take part in the workshop?
A: The workshop is open to 35 students.
Q: When will registration materials be available?
A: Registration materials are currently available for download.
Q: Is the application or registration period currently open?
Q: When does the program take place?
A: Saturday, November 16 at The Post.
Q: Are volunteer opportunities available?
A: Volunteer opportunities are available for members of The Post newsroom and professional sports journalists. To volunteer to lead one of the workshop sessions, e-mail email@example.com and put ‘YJDP Sports Writing Volunteer’ in the subject line.