Agenda – 2016

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: S. Mitra Kalita, CNN Digital

10:00 a.m.: Workshop 1
Creating an Online Paper: Is the World’s Most Popular Open Source Blogging Software Right For You? | Smart Phone Reporting | Digging in: How to get the Scoop with Investigative Reporting | Out of the Box Reporting: How and When to use Public Records| Lightning Ledes| The Art of Celebrity Interviewing: Entertainment Journalism 101 | Say What? The Art of Attribution | Photojournalism 101 | Numeracy For Young Journalists: Data Journalism 101

11:00 a.m.: Workshop 2
Grammar for Journalists | Journalists’ Mistakes: Lessons for Limiting Legal Risks & Ethical Lapses | The Devil’s in the Details: Copyediting 101 | Interviewing 101 | The Music of Writing | Just the facts, ma’am: Verification and Fact Checking | So You Want to Be a Film Critic? | Write With Sway: Convince Your Reader With Good Editorials and Opinion Pieces | Video Reporting 101

Noon: Lunch

12:30: Plenary Remarks and Student Press Conference with NYC Chief Digital Officer Sree Sreenivasan

1:15 p.m.: Workshop 3
The Editor’s Role: Managing a Staff, Planning Coverage and Strategic Thinking | Life Without InDesign: One Way to Design Print Publications Using the Web | Freedom of Your Press (Even When It’s a Smartphone) | No Cheering in the Press Box | There’s No “I” in Team: Shared Bylines and Group Reporting | All Advisers Mtg | Voice of the Students: Leading the Modern Student Newsroom

2:00 p.m.: The Newsies! Award Ceremony

2:30 p.m.: Group photos of schools

2:45 p.m.: Thank You and Goodbye!