UPdate 07.24.2017 | MV MEDIA
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Experience The Experience.
Know your why. Why do you do what you do?
- September 19, 2017 — Continental League Journalism Day, Parker
- October 19, 2017 — Colorado Student Media Association J-Day, Fort Collins
- Monica’s Health Magazine Scholarship of Academic Excellence | Two $2,500 scholarships awarded to students to promote a healthy lifestyle. Information and application HERE. Deadline: August 30, 2017.
- Smithsonian Photo Contest 2017 | Information and entry HERE. Deadline: November 30, 2017, at 3 p.m.
BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS OF AMERICA—
- Official website of BPA.
- Workplace Skills Assessment Program | The WSAP Competitive Events program is the biggest cog of what makes BPA tick. Students prepare for and compete in contests in over 50 categories, under the four broad topics of Finance, Information Technology, Administrative Support, and Management/Marketing/Human Resources. (There are several journalism-related categories, including design, presentation, broadcast, website, public speaking and current events).
QUILL AND SCROLL INTERNATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY FOR HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISTS—
- Official website of Quill and Scroll. (See Newt for more information, including qualifications and cost.)
EPIC EXAMPLES —
- 2017 Pulitzer Prizes for journalism
- Teenage Documentarians Show the Power of Photography
- A Journey From ‘Real World’ to Homeless Shelter — and College
- Like. Flirst. Ghost: A Journey Into the Social Media Lives of Teenagers
- Inside Santa Monica High
- “The Moment” from the Dallas Morning News
- Justin Goes to College
MV MEDIA GRADUATES—
- Taylor Blatchford > Belgian soccer club levels playing field for refugees
- Comic Sans: The Man Behind the World’s Most Contentious Font
- Really, What Are Wingdings and Why Are They Important?
- Why the Wingdings font exists
- A typographic dating game!
- “Color” web game
- Oh Hell No: 12 Iconic Logos Redrawn Using Comic Sans
- The Elements of Style rap video (really!)
- The Evolution of the Web (really cool!)
- Comic Sans Criminal
- Reporter For High School Newspaper Most Professional Journalist In Nation (from the Onion)
- Check out this funny video, “Font Conference”
- TeenVogue IS LOOKING FOR FRESH VOICES TO FEATURE AS FREELANCE WRITERS — Send pitches and writing samples to: Melanie_Mignucci@condenast.com
- Get your best work “Flipped!” JEA and Flipboard are partnering to create the one place for the best high school journalism being produced today. Each month five stories will be selected or “Flipped.” Winning selections will win a Flipboard t-shirt and be showcased on the magazine. Submissions can be written stories, photo stories, video stories or broadcast stories, but they must have been previously published in a school newspaper, school-sponsored publication or website, and currently available online. Information HERE. Submit content to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Colorado Community Media is looking for freelancers to write stories and take photographs. For more information, CLICK HERE. What a great way to work with professionals, get real-life experience and get your work published outside of school.
STUDENT MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISM ORGANIZATIONS—
- A student membership to the Student Press Law Center is only $15.
- Become a student member of the Society of News Design —$60 a year with some neat benefits.
- For Society of Professional Journalists student membership ($37.50) information, click here.
- Become a student member of the Radio Television Digital News Association for $65 a year.
JOURNALISM NATIONAL CONVENTIONS—
- Nov. 16-19, 2017, Dallas
- April 12-15, 2018, San Francisco
- Nov. 1-4, 2018, Chicago
- April 25-28, 2019, Anaheim
- November 21-24, 2019, Washington, D.C.
- Looking to create an online portfolio to showcase all of your epic work for college applications and/or contests, or just for you personal creativity? Take a look at Behance by Adobe.
- A mobile app is now available for free to help you learn the principles of the First Amendment. The app, available for your smart phone or your computer, explains the five freedoms protected by the First Amendment and features video clips of Dr. Dwight Teeter, a professor at the University of Tennessee and internationally known expert in First Amendment law. To download the app, click HERE.
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