Agenda – 2014

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!