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UPdate 08.17.2018 | MV MEDIA

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Experience The Experience.

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

GOOD STUFF—

EXPERIENCES—

  • MV Media Staff BBQ | Sunday, Aug. 19, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Newt’s House, Denver
  • 360 Coverage: MVHS Football Game | Friday, Sept. 7, Shea Stadium. Details coming soon.
  • Continental League Media Day | Thursday, Sept. 13, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., PACE Center, Parker. Details coming soon.
  • Colorado Student Media Association J-Day | Thursday, Sept. 27, 6 a.m.-5 p.m., Colorado State University, Fort Collins. Details coming soon.

CONTESTS/SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Check back soon.

QUILL AND SCROLL INTERNATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY FOR HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISTS—

  • Quill and Scroll seeks to: (1) Encourage individual initiative in high school journalism, specifically in reporting, writing, design, leadership, photography and other related skills valuable to the journalistic endeavor; and (2) Recognize and reward the individual achievements of students engaged in journalistic activity. Eligibility requirements are: (a) must be of sophomore, junior or senior classification; and (b) must have the equivalent of a B grade average, or be in the upper third of their class in general scholastic standing.
    • New member initiation fee is $25; current member renewal fee is $10.
    • Cash or check (payable to “MVHS Yearbook”).
    • Due: Friday, Aug. 24

EPIC EXAMPLES and STORY IDEAS —

MV MEDIA GRADUATES—

WWW.4U.FUN—

JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES—

  • Think the Vote | How do you feel about…? (Many topics are journalism, media and First Amendment related.) Join the weekly debate HERE.
  • Ms magazine is looking for young women, ages 14-19, to write a journalistic, reported pieces, focused on current issues facing teen girls and the activism of teen girls to solve the issue. Twelve articles will be published, eight online and four in the quarterly print issue of Ms magazine. The 500-700-word pieces will be fact checked and print pieces will require audio recording of all interviews (e.g. interviews cannot be done over email or text messenger. Must be by phone, Skype, FaceTime, etc. and recorded.). Writers will be paid $100 for published articles. Go HERE for all the details.
  • 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: 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.

STUDENT MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISM ORGANIZATIONS—

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).

JOURNALISM NATIONAL CONVENTIONS—

  • November 1-4, 2018, Chicago
  • April 25-28, 2019, Anaheim
  • November 21-24, 2019, Washington, D.C.
  • April 16-19, 2020, Nashville
  • November 19-22, 2020, Orlando

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 smartphone 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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