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Florida A&M University NABJ Short Course Intensive


 


2019 FAMU NABJ Short Course Intensive

 

Short Course Dates: March 28-31, 2019

Application Deadline: Tuesday, January 1, 2019 

  

Overview:

The FAMU NABJ Short Course Intensive is aimed to help student members gain the knowledge and skills necessary to tell news stories on various content platforms. The seminar will give students hands-on experience and access to mentors who currently work at some of the top media outlets in the country. Four multi-skilled journalists, one graphic communication student, one text multi-skilled journalist and one public relations student will be selected to attend. The seminar takes place on the Florida A&M University campus in Tallahassee, FL in Spring 2019. Travel and lodging must be covered by the attending students.

Requirements:

  • Must be a current NABJ member 

  • Must be a junior, senior, or graduate student

  • Must major in journalism or a communications-related discipline

  • Must have a 2.5 GPA or higher

  • Must be committed to participate for the entire program
***Students who want to participate in this program will be responsible for their own transportation to and from the seminar. ***

Application:

Please prepare the following documents to upload to your application:

  • Cover Letter

  • A high-quality professional head-shot with a white or black background

  • A 200 word summary of your current experience and what you hope to learn

  • Resume (one page)

  • Transcript (Scanned, low resolution PDF or JPG)

  • Contact information for three references (Full name, title, phone number, and email)

  • NABJ membership number

  • Web links to your most-recent work samples

  • Specify if you have web development experience and with what programs if you are applying for that particular slot

 

Contact Professor Kalisha D. Whitman at Kalisha.whitman@famu.edu for more information.

  

Click HERE to Apply!

 

 

 

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