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UPdate 01.17.17 | MV MEDIA

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Experience The Experience.

Know your why. Why do you do what you do?

Be EP!C!

THE LEAD (YOU KNOW, THE MOST IMPORTANT INFORMATION!)

EXPERIENCES—

  • Capitol Hill Press Conference | Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 in Denver. Please see Newt if you are interested in attending.
  • For more MV Media EP!C! Experiences > CLICK HERE.

CONTESTS/SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Colorado SPJ Pro offers two scholarships each year, the Sheldon Peterson Award for broadcast journalism and the Helen Verba Award for print journalism. Each award may be for up to $2,000. Deadline: Jan. 31, 2017. Information, CLICK HERE.
  • David S. Barr Award for Student Journalism | Enter your work for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship. Information HERE. Deadline (postmark): Jan. 31, 2017.
  • We the Students Essay Contest | Topic: “Does peaceful resistance to laws positively or negatively impact a free society?” More information (500-800 words, $5,000 first place prize) HERE. Sponsored by the Bill of Rights Institute. Deadline: Feb. 5, 2017.
  • Quill and Scroll 2017 Writing, Photo & Multimedia Contest | 20 categories (writing, photography, advertising, infographics, multimedia, design). MV Media will pay $5 entry fee. Information HERE. Entry form > 2017 Q&S Contest Entry Form. Newt also has entry forms. Deadline (to Newt): Feb. 3, 2017.
  • CSMA Dorothy Greer Scholarship/Colorado Student Journalist of the Year | Information HERE. Deadline: Feb. 15, 2017.
  • CSMA Eric Benson Scholarship | Information HERE. Deadline: Feb. 15, 2017.
  • 2017 NFPW High School Communications Contest | 23 categories (writing, photography, design and video). Enter as “At Large” candidate. MV Media will pay $10 entry fee. Information HERE. Deadline: Feb. 21, 2017.
  • Society of Professional Journalists High School Essay Contest | Topic: “Why is it important for a democratic society to have women involved in professional media and legal roles? What can be done to reverse the dearth of females in these professions?” Requirements (300-500 words) HERE. Deadline (postmark): Feb. 23, 2017.
  • Fourth Estate High School Essay Contest | Topic: Describe the importance of the Fourth Estate in modern society. Requirements (500 words) HERE. Deadline: Feb. 28, 2017.
  • CSMA Best of Colorado | Information HERE. Deadline: April 10, 2017.
  • CSMA “…of the Year” Awards | Information below. Deadline: April 15, 2017.

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.)
  • MyMozaic, a recruiting and networking site, is open for Quill and Scroll members to create a portfolio of their accomplishments. Sign up HERE by April 30, 2017, to apply for a $500 college scholarship.

IT’S JUST GOOD STUFF—

IMPROV—

CREATIVITY—

  • noteworthy | Shedding light on the creative process from NPR

WWW.4U.THE.JOURNALIST—

WWW.4U.WRITING.JOURNALISTS—

WWW.4U.STORYTELLING.JOURNALISTS—

WWW.4U.DATA.JOURNALISTS—

WWW.4U.PHOTO.JOURNALISTS—

WWW.4U.VIDEO.JOURNALISTS—

DRONE JOURNALISM

WWW.4U.GRAPHIC.JOURNALISTS—

WWW.4U.DESIGN.JOURNALISTS—

WWW.4U.SOCIAL.MEDIA.ONLINE.JOURNALISTS—

WWW.4U.WEBSITE-FOCUSED.JOURNALISTS—

WWW.FAKE.NEWS—

WWW.4U.FUN—

COOL STUFF—

  • 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.

JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES—

  • 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: hsjournalism@flipboard.com.
  • 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.
  • YourHub.com, the Denver Post’s regional supplement, is looking for teen writers and photographers to create content about school, community and teen issues. Click here to register.

STUDENT MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISM ORGANIZATIONS—

JOURNALISM SCHOOLS—

JOURNALISM DEGREES/CAREERS—

HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM NATIONAL CONVENTIONS—

SUMMER JOURNALISM WORKSHOPS (scholarships available)—

  • Free Spirit and Journalism Conference | Juniors can apply for a five-day, all-expense trip to Washington, D.C. to attend the conference that promotes the vital role of the First Amendment as a cornerstone of democracy and inspires students to pursue journalism careers. More information HERE. Deadline: Feb. 1, 2017.
  • JCamp, at Temple University School of Media and Communication in Philadelphia, July 22-27 | Hosted by the Asian American Journalists Association, JCamp is an all-expenses-paid journalism training program for talented high school students of diverse backgrounds. Information and application HERE. Deadline: March 12, 2017.

A.P. STYLE—

PRESENTATIONS—

EVALUATIONS—

  • Coming soon!

Thank you for being part of Mountain Vista Media!


 

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