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: Tanzina Vega, New York Times
10:00 a.m.: Workshop 1
Branding Mission: 140 characters to popularity | Top 10 Digital Tools for Your Newsroom | Monthly (or Quarterly) AND Relevant? Here’s How | Photojournalism in the Digital Age | Digging in: How to get the Scoop with Investigative Reporting | Write with sway: Convince your reader good editorials and opinion pieces | Lightning Ledes | Freedom of the Press: Do Students Have It?
11:00 a.m.: Workshop 2
No Cheering in the Press Box | The How-To of How-To Writing: Service Journalism at its Best | Easy Peasy Production | Smart and Stylish Fashion Writing | Grammar for Journalists | Says Who? The Art of Attribution | Perfecting the Personality Profile | The Music of Writing
Noon: Workshop 3
Censorship Pressure? A roundtable discussion | Journalists’ Mistakes: Lessons for Limiting Legal Risks & Ethical Lapses | Smart Phone Reporting | Why Nobody Reads Your Paper | The Devil’s in the Details: Copyediting 101 | The Editor’s Role | So You Want to Be a Film Critic? | All Advisers Mtg
1:00 p.m.: Lunch
1:45 p.m.: The Newsies! Award Ceremony
Hosted by Arthur Browne, NY Daily News
2:30 p.m.: Thank You and Goodbye!