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: Erica González, executive editor, El Diario/La Prensa
10:00 a.m.: Workshop 1
Why Rocking the Boat is Worth it | How to Write a Delicious Food Story | Smart Phone Reporting | All Advisers Mtg | Letting Images Tell the Story: The art of photojournalism | Drawing the Reader in: Getting the most out of your illustrations and political cartoons | No Cheering in the Press Box | Investing in Investigative Reporting | Making a Story with StoryMaker | Lightning Ledes
11:00 a.m.: Workshop 2
So You Want to Be a Film Critic? | Write with sway: Convince your reader good editorials & opinion pieces | Easy Peasy Production | Monthly (or Quarterly) AND Relevant? Here’s How | Grammar for Journalists | The Devil’s in the Details: Copyediting 101 | Getting Good Quotes: The art of the interview | The Music of Writing | Freedom of the Press: Do Students Have It?
Noon: Workshop 3
Censorship Pressure? A roundtable discussion | Writing about Contemporary Popular Music | Just the Facts, Ma’am | Bringing Big Stories Home: The Art of Localizing News | Shoot Verbs, Not Nouns: Making your photography sharper | Using Social Media in Reporting | Making WordPress Work for You | Show, Don’t Tell: Use the data in your stories to create visualizations | The Editor’s Role | Nitty Gritty of Newspaper Design
1:00 p.m.: Lunch
1:45 p.m.: The Newsies! Award Ceremony
Hosted by Michael Aronson, Editorial Board, New York Daily News
2:30 p.m.: Thank You and Goodbye!