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UC Berkeley's Bay Area Writing Project Teenage Reporter: Backpack Journalism in the 21st Century Summer Camp

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 1:01pm -- Emily - DCYF
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Date: 
Monday, June 29, 2015 to Friday, July 3, 2015
Time: 
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Season: 
All Year
Summer
Program Location: 
BerkeleyCalifornia
Program Description: 

Journalism is changing. No longer confined to a newsroom, journalists report from cafes, street corners, and sports venues and all over the world. Hone your skills in this class so that you are ready to report on the go.

In this course we will explore the fundamentals of writing a strong article for the public eye. This includes developing our reporting skills by writing lead (headline or front page) news stories, opinion columns, personality profiles as well as a variety of other stories. Sports fans, don’t worry, the camp will also include day trip to the Oakland Coliseum for a visit to the press box and an A’s game. Course fee includes technology and field trip costs.

Ages Served: 
14
15
16
17
18
Free: 
No
Cost Details: 
$330
Financial Assistance: 
Yes
Neighborhood: 
Other
Other Neighborhoods: 
Berkeley
Phone Number: 
5106420971
Contact Email: 
tarakaiser@berkeley.edu
Organization Tag: 
Bay Area Writing Project
Organization and Program Categories: 
Academics & Tutoring
English / Language Arts
Media & Technology
Journalism
Languages Spoken: 
English
Description Tag: 
Summer Program
Contact Name: 
Tara Kaiser