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
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!