The Washington Post Young Journalists Development Program (YJDP) offers journalism training and education to local high school journalists and media advisors, and promotes diversity in the media industry through career guidance and mentoring. To receive updates on YJDP programs, scholarship details or information about volunteer opportunities (professional reporters only), call Jaye Linnen at 202-334-4917 or send an email to email@example.com.
The nomination period for the 2013 YJDP Awards has closed. The awards program acknowledges significant achievements and contributions made by Washington area high school journalists and advisors. Winners will be announced in May.
Thirty-three Washington area students will participate in the 27th Annual Urban Jouralism Workshop. This years workshop series kicked off on Saturday, March 2 at the NPR building. The Post’s Kevin Merida delivered welcome remarks and a pro-panel of speakers including Juana Summers of Politico and Brandon Benavides of NBC 4 discussed the importance of honing their skillls as multi-platform journalists and properly vetting sources, among other topics.
As part of its ongoing commitment to being a guiding force in cultivating the next generation of young journalists, The Post has established a unique partnership with the Cappies of the National Capital Area , a critics and awards program, designed to showcase the work of talented student theater critics. Questions/Corrections? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.