The School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University gave high-performing high school students the opportunity to become immersed in the ever-changing worlds of communication and journalism as part of its second annual Summer Journalism Workshop held from June 26-29.
Designed to prepare students for college and potential fields of study within communications, the program welcomed students from New Jersey communities including Newark, Paterson, the
“We want students to not only learn skills in journalism and
Students stayed on the Montclair State campus for the duration of the curriculum, which featured class-style lectures and hands-on experiences that taught skills in multi-platform journalism, broadcast
The participants were then able to put their newly learned skills into practice by covering the New Jersey Jackals – an independent baseball team which plays its home games at Yogi Berra Stadium on the Montclair State campus – for their June 27 game against the Sussex County Minors as members of the press.
“I came here for
“I have also loved my time at Montclair State, and have been so impressed with the teachers and the campus. Being from Montclair, I viewed it as being too close to home in the past. But after coming to the school for the first time, seeing all it has to offer and being able to interact with both the teachers and current students, that has definitely changed.”
For more information on the School of Communication and Media, visit https://www.montclair.edu/arts/school-of-communication-and-media/. To learn more about the school’s new state-of-the-art facility – which is set to open in September – and its top-10 features, visit http://www.montclair.edu/news/article.php?ArticleID=18214.