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Fundamentals of Journalism
NASHVILLE - American Indian and Alaska Native high school students planning to attend college and who are interested in having a career in the media are encouraged to apply for the Crazy Horse Journalism Workshop.
The journalism workshop will be held in April at the Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota's Black Hills. Journalists and educators from around the United States donate their time to teach a condensed course about the fundamentals of journalism.
An application must be filled out by February 1, 2012.
Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota's Black Hills
A short essay between one-half to full page, double-spaced, explanation of what a student wants to learn at the workshop must be submitted with their application. Download the Crazy Horse Journalism Workshop application here »
High school juniors and seniors, regardless of where they live, are given preference. Students will be selected on the merits of their applications.
The program was created by the South Dakota Newspaper Association and is funded primarily by the Freedom Forum. Co-sponsors include the Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation and journalism programs at The University of South Dakota and South Dakota State University.
The Crazy Horse Journalism Workshop is a program of the Diversity Institute, which was established and funded by the Freedom Forum to be a school dedicated to recruiting, training, mentoring and retaining a diverse workforce in the newsrooms of the United States.
posted December 7, 2011 6:00 am est
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