Agenda – 2012

Subject to change.

8:00 a.m.: Sign-in and Breakfast
• High school students will sit with their classroom teachers and be introduced to the seminar options and sign up for seminars.

9:00 a.m.: Welcome
• Welcome by Katina Paron, Director of the NYC High School Journalism Collaborative
• Keynote: Robert Thomson, Managing Editor, The Wall Street Journal

10:00 a.m.: Workshop 1
Journalists’ Mistakes |  Getting Good Quotes: The art of the interview | Photojournalism in the Digital Age | No Cheering in the Press Box | Shooting Gallery: Using video to attract an audience | Write a PEOPLE Profile | Grammar for Journalists | So You Wanna be a Film Critic? | The Music of Writing | Why Nobody Reads Your Paper

11:00 a.m.: Workshop 2
Check Your Style | Writing about Popular Music | Visual Storytelling | Great Catch! How Editors Save the Day Every Night | Achieving Diversity in the News and the Newsroom| The Art of The Interview | The Making of a PEOPLE Magazine Cover |  Write with Sway |  Lightening Ledes |  Why Nobody Reads Your Newspaper |  Hate Speech: Protected by the First Amendment?

Noon: Workshop 3
The Editor’s Role | Nitty Gritty of Newspaper Design |  Grammar for Journalists |  Fighting Censorship Pressure | Finding Your Focus and Making Your Point  |  Investing in Investigative Reporting | All Advisers Meeting | Bring Big Stories Home |  Easy Peasy Production | Word on the Street

1:00 p.m.: Lunch

1:45 p.m.: The Newsies! Award Ceremony
Hosted by Colin Myler, Editor-in-Chief, New York Daily News

2:30 p.m.: Thank You and Goodbye!

Click here for last year’s agenda.

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