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Experience The Experience.

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

Yes! And…

Be EP!C!

EXPERIENCES—

  • September 19, 2017 — Continental League Journalism Day, Parker
  • October 19, 2017 — Colorado Student Media Association J-Day, Fort Collins

CONTESTS/SCHOLARSHIPS

  • 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 —

MV MEDIA GRADUATES—

WWW.4U.FUN—

JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES—

  • 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—

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.

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.

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