The Connecticut Health I-Team week-long high school workshop scheduled for July 6-10 at the University of Connecticut has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The C-HIT Summer Multimedia Workshop provides select high school students with the opportunity to develop investigative reporting, video and digital journalism and communication skills in a unique learning environment led by distinguished local and national journalists.
Workshop Topics Include:
- How to find great news stories
- How to sharpen research and writing skills
- Use social media as a reporting and research tool
- Using public data in reporting and research
- Multimedia reporting: telling stories in words and video.
- Journalism ethics
Instructors: Kate Farrish, award-winning C-HIT reporter, journalism professor at Central Conn. State University and former city editor at the Hartford Courant; Marie Shanahan, UConn associate journalism professor; and Lynne DeLucia, Pulitzer Prize-winning former assistant managing editor of the Courant, now C-HIT editor.
Eligibility: High school students, ages 16 and older, with an interest in journalism; prior experience writing for school publications an asset.
Cost: $1,000. Some full or partial scholarships are available.
Hosted by: C-HIT (Connecticut Health I-Team)
Here’s two C-HIT Student News videos produced by our 2019 class:
For information, contact Bonnie Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org, Lynne DeLucia at email@example.com or call 203-215-6373.
Application deadline: May 20, 2020
Click here to apply.
Camp sponsors: This camp is made possible through a donor-advised fund at The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, other foundations, and gifts from generous individual donors.
The camps are dedicated to C-HIT co-founder and senior writer Lisa Chedekel, who died in January 2018.