Learn the skills of multimedia storytelling & investigative reporting
Join the Connecticut Health I-Team (C-HIT.org) at our week-long high school workshop on the campus of the University of Connecticut, July 9-13 or Quinnipiac University, July 16-20. Register here.
Now in its 8th year, the C-HIT Summer Investigative Reporting Workshop provides select high school students with the opportunity to develop investigative and multimedia reporting skills in a unique workshop environment led by distinguished local and national journalists.
Selected students spend a week on a university campus, learning the tools of investigative journalism by participating in a workshop led by award-winning journalists; working on various forms of storytelling for publication and spending a day visiting a local newsroom.
How to find great news stories
What makes a good sports story
Using social media as a reporting tool
Multimedia reporting: telling stories in words and visuals
Perfecting your writing style
Using public data in investigative reporting
Journalism ethics and how to spot fake news.
Students will spend mornings learning reporting, writing and research skills. Afternoon sessions will be led by working journalists, in which students will use data to produce in-depth stories for their school newspapers or local publications.
Kate Farrish, an award-winning reporter, formerly of the Courant and now adjunct journalism professor at UConn; Lynne DeLucia, Pulitzer Prize-winning former editor of the Courant, now C-HIT editor and Marie Shanahan, assistant professor of journalism at UConn.
What students had to say:
“After participating in C-HIT’s camp, I have been trying to find a college with a good journalism program that also has the environment that I would want to work and live in.” – Tariq Sullivan, New Haven, CT
“I’m very glad I came to the C-HIT camp. It was a great opportunity to grow as a writer and learn new skills that I can take back to my school newspaper.” – Jessica, Trumbull, CT
“I am so grateful to have this experience. I think that when writing articles, I will be more focused on presenting the facts,” Anisa, Disputanta, VA
“This was a cool way for me to see people around the same age as me be interested in the field of journalism. I benefitted a lot from gathering information and writing stories.” – Christian, Hartford, CT
“Attending this camp was a really great experience for me. This camp helped me improve as a writer in journalism.” – Jurea, Waterbury, CT
High school students, ages 16 and older, with an interest in journalism; prior experience writing for school publications an asset.
$900 For information, contact: Lynne at email@example.com
C-HIT (Connecticut Health I-Team) in collaboration with the Journalism Department at the University of Connecticut and the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University.
FOR AN APPLICATION, CLICK: https://form.jotform.com/73527975221158
Application deadline: June 15, 2018
For information, contact Lynne at firstname.lastname@example.org or Bonnie at email@example.com or call 203-215-6373.