Northwest Scholastic Press

Applications due June 22 for NWSP High School Journalism Institute

Workshop runs weekdays from 1-5 p.m. June 24 through July 16 at the UO Turnbull Center in downtown Portland. The free workshop gives high school journalists opportunity to learn and sharpen their skills.

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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 opportunity to learn and/or sharpen their journalism skills. The institute will include interviewing, feature writing, news packaging, copywriting and editing, and student press rights in Oregon. The goal of the program is for students to have completed ready‐to‐publish articles. There will also be guest speakers and field trips.

Additionally, students enrolled in Portland Public Schools will be eligible to participate in the Earning Proficiency Credit for Work, Volunteering, Internship or other Extended Learning Experience program.

DATES: Monday, June 24 – July 16, 2013

TIMES: 1:00‐5:00 PM, Monday‐Friday

LOCATION: University of Oregon Portland, George S. Turnbull Center, White Stag Building, Floor 3R, 70 NW Couch Street Portland, Oregon 97209

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Karla D. Kennedy, Scholastic Journalism Outreach Coordinator and Executive Director Northwest Scholastic Press,

HOW TO APPLY: Drop off or mail the completed application and requested materials to: Dr. Karla Kennedy, University of Oregon, 70 NW Couch Street 350B, Portland, OR 97209. For further information call 503-412‐3664 or email SPACE IS LIMITED.

APPLICATION REQUIRED. Click here to download, complete and return the application.


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Applications due June 22 for NWSP High School Journalism Institute