Journalism: The Who, What, Where, Why, and How of Writing Feature Stories
If you are contemplating a career in journalism, this course provides the essentials—who, what, where, why, and how—of reporting and writing feature stories. In this immersive, hands-on course, gain the fundamental skills of print-based journalism by mastering techniques that are applicable to all journalistic forms, including newspaper, magazine, digital, and broadcast. In a collaborative environment, learn to identify story ideas, conduct research, and interview subjects. Hone your writing skills to craft clear, concise, and engaging stories and headlines, while delving into the critical issues of journalism ethics, including plagiarism and libel. Gain experience having your work closely reviewed by a professional editor, and leave the class with a polished feature story.
- High school students who have completed grades 9, 10, or 11
- High school students who are interested in exploring a career in journalism
You'll Walk Away With
- Mastery of skills and techniques that are applicable to all forms of journalism, ultimately resulting in a polished feature story and a blog post
- Experience working with a professional editor
- An NYU transcript showing grade(s) earned upon completion of the course (Please note: No college credit or certificate of completion is granted for this course.)
Career Edge Schedule
Applications for Summer 2024 will become available in early 2024!
Application Requirements and Fees
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