2015 Summer Journalism Workshop
Post on 23-Dec-2015
DESCRIPTIONInterested in joining The Virginian-Pilot's journalism workshop? Fill out and return this form.
High School Diversity Journalism WorkshopJune 22-July 2, 2015 Name (Please print or type) ________________________________________________________Male _______ Female __________
School _________________________________________Current grade in school __________Race/Ethnicity__________________
Home address, including city and zip_______________________________________________________________________________
Name of parent(s) or guardian _____________________________________________________________________________________
Home telephone ____________________Parents cell or work_________________ Students cell___________________________
Journalism experience: Journalism class School newspaper/magazine Yearbook
Describe briefly the extent of your journalism, publications or other media-related experience:
List other organizations/ activities in which you participated this year_______________________________________________
What is your high school grade point average?________________________on a scale of _______________________________
Would you be available 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the two weeks of the workshop?_____________________________________
Do you have school/ work obligations that would conflict with the workshop?________________________________________
If selected, do you have daily transportation to downtown Norfolk?__________________________________________________
Where did you hear about the program? ____________________________________________________________________________
Complete this form and a typewritten essay of approximately 250 words stating why you are interested in the workshop and how you would make The Virginian-Pilot a better newspaper. You will also need a letter of recommendation, which should highlight your academic performance and your work as a journalist, if applicable. Letters should not be written by family members or friends.
Send forms to Denise Watson at The Virginian-Pilot,150 W. Brambleton Ave., Norfolk, VA 23510, or fax to 446-2963. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or call 446-2504. Deadline is Friday, April 17, 2015.
Finalists will be interviewed by telephone before participants are chosen.
Signature of applicant ___________________________________________
Print name of applicant___________________________________________
Signature of parent or guardian___________________________________________
Print name of parent or guardian___________________________________________