1. Weekend Workshops - NYU High School

Journalism: Reporting, Researching, and Writing Features

Learn the who, what, where, why, and how of reporting and writing journalistic feature stories. In this hands-on workshop, acquire essential reporting skills, practice interviewing subjects, and learn how to weave scenes into a story to create engaging copy. In a collaborative environment, learn how to conduct research and to fact-check your own writing. You also will discuss journalism ethics, including libel, and have your work closely reviewed by a professional multimedia journalist.

Ideal For

  • High school students in grades 9–12
  • High school students interested in a career in journalism

You'll Walk Away With

  • Mastery of skills and techniques that are applicable to all forms of journalism
  • Experience working with a professional journalist
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.

Information Table

As a college prep program, the NYU SPS High School Academy offers a range of professional and college geared courses. Explore topics and get a feel for majors or careers you may be considering all while preparing for the college admissions and college application process.

Projects and short assignments provide take-aways that prepare you for college classroom work, while demonstrating your newly acquired skills.


All courses are $850.

Please note: No financial aid, scholarships, or discounts are available for Weekend Workshops.

Application Now Open!

Application Deadline for Fall Courses:
Rolling Admission - Courses are filled on a first come, first serve basis

Final Application Deadline for Fall Courses:
October 27, 2023

Class Schedule:
November 11, 2023 - December 9, 2023
(No class Nov. 25)

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