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Apply Now for Auburn University’s High School Journalism Workshop June 20-25, 2010 “I am now inspired and equipped to go out and fix the problems with my school’s publications, and I have every intention of doing that.” — Marian Royston 2008 Workshop Participant

Up to 20 students from Alabama and surrounding state high schools will gain hands-on experience in journalism and other communication fields during the eighth annual summer workshop hosted by Auburn University’s Department of Communication and Journalism. The workshop will take place June 20 through 25 at AU and is FREE to selected participants. Students will have the opportuniAU football coaches Trooper Taylor and Curtis Luper ty to compete for six $1,000 scholarships to answer questions at a mock press conference with Auburn University. students participating in the 2009 Journalism Workshop. For one week, participants will become print reporters, editors and designers, who are ready Fairley will serve as co-directors of the annual workshop. The Alabama Press for any assignment that might Association Foundation, the AU arise in a high school environCollege of Liberal Arts and The ment. Not only will they learn Mobile Press-Register are providhow to report and edit the ing financial support for the worknews, they will understand and shop. appreciate the passion journalWHO IS SELECTED: ists have for their work. The • You must currently be a freshparticipants will spend the man, sophomore or junior. week learning about the media • Recruiting minority students is from professional journalists Workshop participants visit and from Auburn University WSFA’s extra studio before touring emphasized, but students of any the main studio and interviewing ethnicity may apply. faculty. Tonya Terry and Josh Johnson. • Up to 20 students will be selectParticipants will take excited through a competitive application process. ing field trips to media sites to learn about • The application deadline is APRIL 30, newspapers, television news, public relations 2010, and student selections will be and multimedia journalism. announced by May 15, 2010. Students will stay in an AU campus resiFor more information dence hall with college-age chaperones. The and to download application forms visit: room, all meals and field trips are free for http://media.cla.auburn.edu/cmjn selected participants. Questions? Call Professor Nan Fairley at Dr. Jennifer Wood Adams, journalism pro(334) 844-4593 or e-mail: fairlln@auburn.edu gram director, and Associate Professor Nan


AU’s High School Journalism Workshop — What students have to say … “Being able to attend the workshop has been the best experience I have ever had ... This experience is nothing like I thought it would be, it’s much better.” — Danielle Lamar

2009 Workshop Participant

“This week has been a great experience to meet new people and learn the basics behind good journalism and interviewing.” — Lauren Martin

2009 Workshop Participant “… as the week progressed, a whole new world of journalism revealed itself to me and it ignited an even greater passion than the one I previously held. ” — Laura Raye Hendrix

2009 Workshop Participant “The best part of the experience is becoming a better writer, editor and journalist in general. I will take experiences away from this that could never be replaced.”

— Anna Lee 2008 Workshop Participant

Auburn University is an equal opportunity educational institution/employer. www.auburn.edu media.cla.auburn.edu/cmjn

Auburn University High School Journalism Workship 2010  

Up to 20 students from Alabama and surrounding state high schools will gain hands-on experience in journalism and other communication fields...

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