Journalism Camp

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The journalism field is evolving to encompass multiple platforms. In this course, participants will acquire some of the tools needed to become a multi-skilled journalist in this digital age. They will practice the art of interviewing, multimedia reporting, writing, editing and producing. They also will explore visual journalism and social media storytelling. The class will work together with the instructor to produce a news website.

Ages: 14-17

Course Number:

0762-001

Course Date:
Monday, June 14, 2021 to Friday, June 18, 2021
Course Date Info:

Online camp will run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day.

Cost:

Camp - $390

Limited need-based financial aid is available for this camp. To apply for financial assistance, please fill out this form, and email it to journalismacademy@uga.edu by April 30, 2021. In addition to the completed form, include a general interest statement (about 250-300 words), a statement of need (no longer than 500 words), one letter of recommendation and one work sample. Please send all materials together.

Prerequisites:
This camp is open to all, and there are no prerequisites.

Instructor: 

Charlotte NorsworthyCharlotte Norsworthy is the Senior Content Editor at The Outlaw Ocean Project, a non-profit journalism organization that publishes investigations on the high seas. She is also an instructor in UGA's journalism department. She graduated from UGA in 2019 with her bachelor's degrees in journalism and political science and in 2020 with her master's in journalism. In the past she has worked for local news outlets and Bloomberg, NPR and Turner Broadcasting. This is Charlotte’s first year as a Summer Academy instructor.

Stephanie MorenoStephanie Moreno is the scholastic outreach coordinator at UGA’s College of Journalism and Mass Communication and director of the Georgia Scholastic Press Association.

Stephanie has experience in community journalism, multimedia storytelling, public relations and social media content production and management. She first joined the College’s external relations team in 2014 as a public relations specialist in the communications office. Prior to UGA, Stephanie was a local editor of then-AOL’s Oconee Patch in Watkinsville, Georgia. She also held the position of video lead for all Patch websites in Georgia, as well as community editor for six regional Patch websites. Stephanie began her career with Georgia-Carolina Radiocasting in Clayton, Georgia, as news director of WRBN FM and WGHC AM, where she hosted the Rabun County Noon Report and appeared regularly on the John Durham Morning Show.

Stephanie is a proud double Dawg with a master’s degree in mass communication and a bachelor’s degree in telecommunication arts from UGA’s Grady College. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from UGA. This is Stephanie’s first year as a Summer Academy instructor.

What you need for camp/program: 

Students must have a computer or tablet that has Internet access and one of the following browsers installed: Google® Chrome™, Apple® Safari®, Mozilla® Firefox®, and Microsoft® Edge. Please visit Brightspace Browser Support in the Community for further details about the Browser Support Lifecycle.

Please look for the camp outline for required program supplies in your parent information e-mail sent three weeks before your program.