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Journalism Academy extends deadline

The deadline to apply for Honolulu Community College’s summer Journalism Academy for high school students has been extended to June 15.

The program, which will be held from July 14-25 2014, is open to high school sophomores, juniors and seniors interesting in learning about or expanding their knowledge of journalism skills.

The emphasis will be on hands-on work guided by current and former professional journalists from Hawaii.  The curriculum includes and introduction to writing, photography, video and design. All student work will be designed to be published in a special Honolulu Community College website and the school’s student newspaper, Ka La.

The program is assembling a top-notch lineup of journalism instructors and guest speakers from the professional community, including those working at Honolulu Civil Beat, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Honolulu magazine and other publications in the state.

To apply, please check out the application under the Journalism Academy tab at the top of our home page www.thekala.net