Multimedia Storytelling Workshop

March 9, 2012

Post reporters lead a week long journalism workshop for high school students who are interested in gaining experience in digital storytelling through researching, reporting, interviewing, writing, photography, and capturing and editing audio and video.  Previous session topics have included a look at newsrooms in the multimedia age, beginner and intermediate level news writing, story development, interviewing and video editing.  At the conclusion of the workshop series, students will have produced a comprehensive story package to ad to their portfolio.

Ask YJDP:

Q: Who is a perfect candidate for this workshop?

A: Rising juniors and seniors, and graduating seniors with 1-3 years of journalism experience and a strong interest in photojournalism and videography.

Q: Is there an application process and/or how do I register for the workshop?

A: Yes, there is an application process.

Q: How many students are eligible to take part in the workshop?

A: A max. of 12 students will be selected for the workshop.

Q: When will applications be available and/or when does registration begin?

A: Registration will begin in July.

Q: Is the application or registration period currently open?

A: No.

Q: When does the program take place?

A: The 2014 program will take place from August 11- 15.

Q: Are volunteer opportunities available?

A: Volunteer opportunities are available for members of The Post newsroom only. To volunteer to lead one of the workshop sessions, e-mail yjdp@washpost.com and put ‘YJDP Digital Workshop Volunteer’ in the subject line.

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