UI Journalism workshop set for June

Students, teachers will receive media training with yearbook, newspaper and broadcast tracks


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Students and teachers will receive hands-on media training at the University of Idaho's High School Journalism Workshop.

University of Idaho Press Release

A hands-on, one-of-kind workshop for Idaho journalism students and teachers is set for June 23-27 in Moscow.

The University of Idaho High School Journalism workshop offers in-depth media training with tracks focused on yearbook, newspaper and broadcast students. This year’s workshop features guest teacher Steve Geimann, senior editor with Bloomberg News in Washington, D.C.

Students, who need to arrive June 24, will:

  • Learn the basic of news and apply them first-hand
  • Explore new trends and delivery methods
  • Understand the legal and ethical aspects of journalism
  • Discover career opportunities in the field
  • Produce content for the Argonaut online

Teachers will:

  • Participate with attending students in the different tracks
  • Work with UI faculty on dual credit classes
  • Earn continuing education credits

The workshop is $300 for students and teachers, with limited scholarships available. The registration fee covers the cost of room, meals and materials. Teachers will need to pay for the cost of the continuing education credits.

The application deadline is due Friday, May 1. Click here for applications and requirements, or contact Dr. Becky Tallent at [email protected] for more information.