The Washington Post Young Journalists Development Program (YJDP)

The Washington Post Young Journalists Development Program (YJDP)

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. Join YJDP on Facebook: www.facebook.com/WaPo.YJDP and follow us on Twitter/Instagram: @WashPostYJDP. 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 yjdp@washpost.com.

Current Programs and Student Spotlight

2014 YJDP Award Winners Named

The Washington Post has announced winners of it’s 3rd Annual YJDP Awards. Winners recognized for outstanding contributions to the local high school journalism community.

Cappies-NCA student named Outstanding Student Critic by The Washington Post

The 2nd Annual Washington Post Outstanding Student Critic award was presented to Thomas Jefferson student and Cappies-NCA critic, Yena Seo during the 2014 Cappies Gala on June 8th.

Glenn Greenwald receives warm welcome at book tour event in Washington

Glenn Greenwald’s name will forever be linked to the NSA surveillance controversy and it’s ongoing revelations.

The 2014 Urban Journalism Workshop Comes to a Close

The Post joins the Washington Assoc. of Black Journalists to applaud the 28th Urban Journalism Workshop class of young journalists.