2017 APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 15 FEBRUARY. APPLY NOW!

Applications are being accepted now until Wednesday, 15 February.

The Urban Journalism Workshop allows high school students to learn journalism from former and current professional journalists.  Students are trained in writing, delivery, ethics, and more for print, radio, and tv formats.  The Washington Association of Black Journalists program is in its 31st year.  Apply immediately to be a part of this rewarding 8-week workshop.

UJW mentor Donna Walker on set helping student anchors of WABJ News prep.

UJW mentor Donna Walker on set helping student anchors of WABJ News prep.

A scholarship contest for seniors also is part of the workshop.

Orientation is Saturday, 4 March at American University’s Media Innovation Lab (MIL) building.  The workshop sessions continue every Saturday through 29 April 2017.  A closing ceremony is held in June.  Training takes place at A-U’s MIL building and NPR.  Complete applications should be emailed to: twilli1@verizon.net.  All application materials must be received by 8 15 February 2017 (extended deadline date) for consideration.

For more information or questions, contact UJW coordinator Trina Williams at twilli1@verizon.net.

Find the UJW application here: UJWapp2017.  Good luck!

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