1st annual Portland Press Day set for Thursday, March 9

1st annual Portland Press Day set for Thursday, March 9

January 20, 2017
Filed under EVENTS, STUDENTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, WORKSHOPS

Join Northwest Scholastic Press and the University of Oregon SOJC for a day of middle and high school journalism workshops in Portland. Thursday, March 9, 2017 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM | University of Oregon in Portland, White Stag Building Portland Press Day encompasses a series of workshops aimed ...

Start With Why

Start With Why

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
August 20, 2015
Filed under LEARNING CENTER, LESSONS, LIBRARY, SPOTLIGHT, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized, WORKSHOPS

By Rob Melton Now that you and your staff have put to bed your final issue of the newspaper, yearbook, website, video channel, or podcast, it's time to think ahead to next year. What better way to rethink, rewrite and redesign with your staff than showing Simon Sinek's "Start With Why: How Great Leader...

Now accepting applications for the Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop

Now accepting applications for the Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop

Simone Myers, Education Programs Assistant
February 20, 2015
Filed under PHOTOGRAPHY, PHOTOJOURNALISM, STUDENTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized, WORKSHOPS

Workshop application: High School Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop Open to all Northwest Scholastic Press high and middle school photographers, the workshop includes a morning  session on digital photography, an afternoon “city assignment,” and an award ceremony. Students will utilize the Sc...

Journalism Jumpstart grants high schoolers the chance to improve their skill

Journalism Jumpstart grants high schoolers the chance to improve their skill

February 18, 2015
Filed under STUDENTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized, WORKSHOPS

Journalism Jumpstart is a free, two-week intensive program that gives high school journalism students the opportunity to learn and sharpen their journalistic skills. Journalism Jumpstart Application 2015 Journalism Jumpstart Returner App PORTLAND, Oregon—Is your son or daughter looking for a way t...

Mary Beth Tinker talks about free speech, civics education with students

Mary Beth Tinker talks about free speech, civics education with students

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
March 14, 2014
Filed under FIRST AMENDMENT, PRESS LAW, SPOTLIGHT, STUDENT PRESS LAW CENTER, WORKSHOPS

By Rob Melton Mary Beth Tinker, the plaintiff in the landmark ACLU case Tinker v. Des Moines that established free expression rights for students and teachers in schools, discussed her case with  more than 120 students and their teachers this morning in Portland at the UO Portland Center. M...

Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop this Saturday in Portland

Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop this Saturday in Portland

March 13, 2014
Filed under PHOTOGRAPHY, PHOTOJOURNALISM, SPOTLIGHT, Uncategorized, WORKSHOPS

Open to all Northwest Scholastic Press high and middle school photographers, the workshop includes a morning session on digital photography, an afternoon "city assignment," and an award ceremony. Students will utilize the School of Journalism and Communication's computer labs to select and edit their...

UO Associate Professor leads session on ‘Better Copy Editing and Headlines’ at Fall Press Day

UO Associate Professor leads session on ‘Better Copy Editing and Headlines’ at Fall Press Day

Rob Melton
October 11, 2013
Filed under SOJC, Uncategorized, WORKSHOPS

If you want to improve your skills in these two important areas, this hands-on workshop is for you. All levels are welcome. John Russial has taught editing, writing, and new media courses at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication for 11 years. He spent 17 years working for...

Award-winning UO professor to lead session on cross cultural and cross language journalistic interview

Award-winning UO professor to lead session on cross cultural and cross language journalistic interview

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
October 11, 2013
Filed under SOJC, Uncategorized, WORKSHOPS

A master of multiple forms of media who has a knack for being in the right place at the right time, journalist Peter Laufer will speak at Fall Press Day Oct. 15 in Eugene at the University of Oregon on "Cross Cultural & Cross Language Journalistic Interview." The session will show students how...

A story well told about an inspiring teacher, his students, and his family

A story well told about an inspiring teacher, his students, and his family

Rob Melton, Editor
August 8, 2013
Filed under STUDENTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized, WORKSHOPS, WRITING

By Rob Melton This New York Times video story reveals the power of personal stories. Jon Franklin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and professor, wrote about the process of finding the best character to tell the story in his groundbreaking book "Writing For Story."  The Dramatic Outline...

Applications due June 22 for NWSP High School Journalism Institute

Applications due June 22 for NWSP High School Journalism Institute

June 11, 2013
Filed under Uncategorized, WORKSHOPS

The University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication and Northwest Scholastic Press Association are hosting a High School Journalism Institute at the Turnbull Center in downtown Portland. The Institute is a FREE three‐week intensive program that gives high school journalism students the oppor...

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