JCamp is a six-day intensive, multicultural journalism training program for high school students presented by the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA). Students do not have to be Asian to apply and participate. Students will learn from professional journalists and get hands-on training in writing, reporting, photography, television and radio broadcasting, online media and data journalism. Sessions and workshops are led by experienced journalists from top media companies. JCamp is an all-expenses-paid program with travel, meals, and lodging covered by AAJA’s donors and partners.
JCamp 2018 will be hosted by the Wayne State University Department of Communication, part of the School of Fine, Performing & Communication Arts, in Detroit, MI July 30 – August 4.
Visit www.aaja.org/jcamp2018to read more about what’s in store for JCamp in 2018 and apply.
AAJA welcomes applications from all students regardless of race, ethnicity, country of origin, religion, socioeconomic status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or political affiliation. JCamp is open to high school students currently in their freshman, sophomore or junior year.
The deadline to apply is Sunday, March 25 at 11:59 pm PT. AAJA will not accept late applications.
JCamp speakers have included Hoda Kotb, co-host of NBC’s “Today Show;” Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., former publisher of The New York Times; Chuck Todd, host of “Meet the Press;” Bob Schieffer, former CBS News’ “Face the Nation” moderator; Jill Abramson, former executive editor of the New York Times; Touré, former co-host of “The Cycle” and author of “Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness?”; Bill Whitaker, CBS News’ “60 Minutes” correspondent; Cheryl Diaz Meyer, Pulitzer Prize-winning war photographer; Kevin Merida, senior vice president of ESPN and editor-in-chief of “The Undefeated;” and the late Gwen Ifill, host of “Washington Week” and “PBS NewsHour.”
Questions about JCamp? Contact Justin Seiter, AAJA Program Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org 415-346-2051 ext 107.