Agenda – 2015

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: Nikole Hannah-Jones, New York Times Magazine

10:00 a.m.: Workshop 1
Lightning Ledes | Freedom of the Press: Do Students Have It? |  Engaging Community Sources | Censorship Pressure? |  Photojournalism in the Digital Age |  Digging in: How to get the Scoop with Investigative Reporting | Just the facts, ma’am: Verification & Factchecking | Show Don’t Tell: Using Details to Tell a Story| Beyond the Play-by-Play:  Developing Sources and Strategies for Social Impact Stories

11:00 a.m.: Workshop 2
Write with sway |  Smart Phone Reporting  |  The editor’s role  |  Why Nobody Reads Your Paper  |  The Devil’s in the Details: Copyediting 101 |  Grammar for Journalists   |   The Music of Writing  |  Photojournalism in the Digital Age | All Advisers Mtg  | Tips and Tricks of Video Storytelling

Noon: Lunch

12:30: Plenary Remarks and Student Press Conference with City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito

1:15 p.m.: Workshop 3
Journalists’ Mistakes: Lessons for Limiting Legal Risks & Ethical Lapses  |  Live Tweeting |  So You Want to Be a Film Critic? | Become a News Hound: Sniffing around for a good idea | Says Who? The Art of Attribution | Evolution of “Newsbreak”: How Twitter helped us grow | One Staff, Two Publications: Integrating online and print news products | From Earth with Love: localizing environmental coverage | Beyond the 5Ws: Turning an interview into a conversation 

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

2:30 p.m.: Group photos of schools

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