Journalism Adviser and Student Editor Seminar

The seminar is open to all high school journalism educators and advisers in the Washington area and is conducted in partnership with the Newseum and the D.C. Journalism Education Association (D.C. JEA).  The half-day journalism seminar offering skills training in essential journalism techniques including  news writing and reporting, multimedia journalism tips, and practical ways to use the web as a platform to improve reporting and storytelling.

Journalists from The Post will be paired with local high school journalism teacher-adviser to lead the session.

The seminar is FREE of charge, but pre-registration is required.  Visit dc.jea.org, vajta.org, or washingtonpost.com/youngjournalists to download a registration form for the 2013 workshop.

Ask YJDP:

Q: Who is a perfect candidate for this seminar?

A: High school journalism advisers, media educators and student editors.

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

A: No application, but you do have to pre-register for the seminar.

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

A: The first 35 teacher-advisers and/or student editors to register will be eligible to participate in the seminar. Once we have reached capacity, registration will close.

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

A: Late-September through mid-October.

Q: Is the application or registration period currently open?

A: Yes.

Q: When will the program take place?

A: Saturday, November 2.

Q: Are volunteer opportunities available?

A: Yes. If you are a Post reporter or local teacher-adviser who is interested in leading a seminar, contact Jaye Linnen at linnenj@washpost.com or Carol Lange, D.C JEA at langejour@aol.com.