Meet the 2012 Intermediate Camp teen reporters.
Click here to meet this year’s group.
Want to join the ThreeSixty Journalism team?
We provide several opportunities, ranging from summer camps to after-school programs to contests, for teens to explore journalism, improve their writing and communication skills, and connect with other teens and professionals. Hear from Sinthia Turcios, a ThreeSixty Journalism Editorial Board member, about why she got involved with us.
An intense, two-week, residential camp in June at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. Fifteen to eighteen teens live in the college dorms and work with other Minnesota teens and professional journalist mentors to produce a news article, a personal essay, daily blog, photos and video. This camp is designed for students completing 9th through 12th grade who have some journalism experience, want to build their skills and report issues that matter to them.
Click here to meet the 2011 Intermediate Camp teen reporters.
Introduction to Journalism Camp
A four-week camp in July at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. Fifteen to eighteen teens meet from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m, Monday through Thursday, to learn the basics of journalism, including interviewing, writing in journalistic style and photojournalism. In the newsroom and in the field, students will practice these skills and produce written and video reports. This camp is designed for students completing 8th through 11th grade who have no previous experience and like asking questions and telling stories.
Click here to meet the 2011 Introduction to Journalism Camp teen reporters.
Sports Reporting Camp
New in 2011, an intense five-day sports reporting camp in August at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. Fifteen to eighteen teens meet for five days, Monday through Friday, to work with some of the Twin Cities’ best sports journalists and learn and practice the basics of sports reporting. Students learn how being a journalists differs from being a fan; see how today’s sports reporters use video, online and social media to enhance their print and broadcast work; interview players and coaches and write a sports story. This camp is designed for students completing 8th through 12th grade who have no previous experience and enjoy writing and sports.
Click here to meet the 2011 Sports Reporting Camp teen reporters.
An 8- to 10-week after-school class. It’s held two times a year in the Fall and Spring semesters and meets at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. Six to twelve teens produce one news story while learning the basics of journalism, including interviewing, doing research, talking to everyone and anyone comfortably, writing concisely, spotting a good story and more. This after-school class is designed for students in 9th through 11th grade who want to check out what journalism is all about.
Click here to meet the 2011 Fall News Team class.
Interested in studying journalism in college?
Can you picture yourself writing for a local newspaper, broadcast station or news website someday? Dhomonique Ricks, a ThreeSixty Journalism alumna, currently works for WSET-TV in Lynchburg, Virginia. In this video from her station, she talks about ThreeSixty Journalism’s impact on her and how it helped get her to where she is today.
- College journalism scholarships
- Twin Cities media programs for youth
- Helpful journalism websites
- Twin Cities journalist profiles
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Want some advice from top newspaper editors?
“If you’re serious about doing this, practice the craft. Be the kind of reporter who can go out into the community and find information I don’t know.”
— Thom Fladung, managing editor, St. Paul Pioneer Press
“There’s all kinds of new opportunities that are very exciting. There’s a tremendous need for young people to come into the field.”
— Anders Gyllenhaal, executive director, The Miami Herald