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Summer Minority Workshops

The following 27 programs seek to recruit students who are African-American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic or American Indian/Alaskan Native. For information on how to apply for one of these summer 2006 workshops, contact the program director.
Summer Journalism Workshops for Minority High School Students
The workshops are indexed alphabetically by state.
Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin
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University of Alabama
Ed Mullins, director
207 Student Media Bldg.
Tuscaloosa AL 35487
(205) 348-8592
E-mail: emullins13@netscape.net
Workshop dates: July 11 - 21
Application Deadline April 15

University of Arizona
Professor Bill Greer, director
Department of Journalism
Tucson, AZ 85721
(520) 327-8611
Workshop dates: June 3 - 14
Application Deadline: April 15

California Chicano News Media Association
San Diego

Aida Bustos, director
The Union-Tribune
P.O. Box 120191
San Diego, CA 92112-1023
(619) 293-1023
Site: Point Loma Nazarene University
Workshop dates: June 18 � 30
Application Deadline: April 7
E-mail: aida.bustos@uniontrib.com

California Chicano News Media Association
San Jose

Joseph Rodriguez, director
San Jose Mercury News
750 Ridder Park Drive
San Jose, CA 95190
Workshop dates: June 18 - 30
Application Deadline: April 30

Bay Area Multicultural Media Academy
San Francisco State University
Doris Y.S. Owyang, Program Manager
Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132-4028
(415) 405-0727
Workshop dates: June 18 - July 1
Application Deadline: April 14

Central California High School Journalism Workshop
California State University, Fresno
Dr. Gary Rice, director
Department of Mass Communication
and Journalism
2225 E. San Ramon Ave. M/S MF10
Fresno, CA 93740-8029
(559) 278-2026
Workshop dates: June 22 - July 1
Application Deadline: April 15

Florida A&M; University
Professor Diane Hall, director
School of Journalism
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 599-3357
Email: diane.hall@famu.edu
Workshop dates: June 12 � 24
Application Deadline: May 12

University of Miami
Professor Tsitsi Wakhisi, director
School of Communication
P.O. Box 248127
Coral Gables, FL 33124-2030
(305) 284-2265 ext. 7316
Email: Tsitsi Wakhisi
Workshop dates: July 5 - 15
Application Deadline: April 28

Youth Communication/Chicago
Contact: Phil Costello,executive director
Lenox Magee, workshop director
Columbia College and Roosevelt University
600 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 922-7150
Workshop dates: June 26 - August 18
Application Deadline: March 17

Western Kentucky University
Professor Mac McKerral, director
Program Coordinator, News-Editorial School of Journalism & Broadcasting
1906 College Heights Blvd. No. 11070
Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 745-5882
E-mail: Mac.Mckerral@wku.edu
Workshop dates: June 4 - 23
Application Deadline: Feb. 28

University of Kentucky
Dr. Beth Barnes, director
School of Journalism
107 Grehan Bldg.
Lexington, KY 40506-0042
E-mail: Beth Barnes
and Lisa A. Brown
Phone: (859) 257-3904
Workshop dates: June 14 - 24
Application Deadline: March 17
High School Workshop newspaper

New England Journalism Workshop at Regis College
Cathy Zemaitis, director
Box 1052
235 Wellesley St.
Weston, MA 02493
(617) 287-7932
Workshop dates: June 22 - 30
Application deadline: March 1

Minnesota Media Collaborative/Urban Journalism Workshop
Lynda McDonnell, executive director
Mail 5057
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096
(651) 962-5282
Workshop dates: June 18 - July 7
Application deadline: Early April

University of Missouri
Professor Anna Romero, director
School of Journalism
76 Gannett Hall
Columbia, MO 65211-1200
(573) 882-2422 or
Doris Barnhart
(573) 882-6031
Workshop dates: July 15 - 25
Application deadline: April 11
*Call for an extension*

Monmouth University
Dr. Eleanor Novek, director
Communications Department
400 Cedar Ave.
West Long Branch, NJ 07764
(732) 571-4427
Workshop Dates: July 2 � 14
Application Deadline: April 15

New York University
Professor Pamela Newkirk, director
Department of Journalism
10 Washington Place
New York, NY 10003
(212) 998-7980
E-mail: Pamela Newkirk
Workshop dates: June 18 - July 2
Application Deadline: April 15

Kent State University
Mr. Gene Shelton, director
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
P.O. Box 5190
Kent OH 44242-0001
(330) 672-8298
Email: Eshelto1@kent.edu
Workshop dates: June 11 � 17
Application Deadline: March 18

Oklahoma Institute for Diversity in Journalism
Dr. Fred Blevens, director
University of Oklahoma
Gaylord College of Journalism & Mass Communication
Gaylord College of Journalism & Mass Communication
Gaylord Hall
395 W. Lindsey, Room 3000
Norman, OK 73019
(405) 325-2721
Workshop dates: July 9 - 21
Application deadline: March 18
Workshop paper: The Red Dirt Journal

The Pennsylvania State University
Contact:Joseph M. Selden
Director/Assistant Dean and Lecturer
Office of Multicultural Affairs College of Communications
208 Carnegie Building
University Park, PA 16802-5101
(814) 863-6081
Workshop dates: June 25 - July 7
Application deadline: April 28

UJW at the Philadelphia Daily News
Debi Licklider, director
Philadelphia Daily News
400 N. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19101
(215) 854-2000
Workshop dates: July 10 - 21
Commuting students worked in the newsroom surrounded by professional journalists to produce Word on the Street, online and print.

Native American Journalists Association
Kim Baca, director
555 Dakota St.
Al Neuharth Media Center
Vermillion, SD 57069-2390
(605) 677-5283
FAX: (866) 694-4264
Workshop dates: Aug 4 - 11
E-mail: convention@naja.com
Held during annual convention in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Application Deadline: May 1

San Antonio College
Irene Abrego, director
Journalism Department
1300 San Pedro Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78212-4299
(210) 733-2870
E-mail: Irene Abrego
Workshop dates: June 11 - 23
Application Deadline: April 30

Texas Christian University
Elizabeth Faulk, director
Department of Journalism
294 Moudy South
Fort Worth, TX 76129
(817) 257-6274
E-mail: Bitsy Faulk
Workshop dates: May 30 - June 9
Application deadline: April 14

University of Texas at El Paso
Zita Arocha, director
Department of Communication Studies
500 W. University Ave., Room 202
El Paso, TX 79968-0550
(915) 747-6287
E-mail: zarocha@utep.edu
Workshop dates: July 9 - 18
Application deadline: April 11

Virginia Commonwealth University
Ms. June Nicholson, director
School of Mass Communications
901 W. Main St.
P.O. Box 842034
Richmond, VA 23284
(804) 367-1260
Email: JNichols@saturn.vcu.edu
Workshop dates: June 18 - 30
Application Deadline: March 14

Seattle University
Tomas Guillen, director
Communications Dept.
Casey Building Room 232
900 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122-4340
(206) 464-2045
Workshop dates: June 24 - 30
Application Deadline: March 1

Marquette University
Rose Richard, director
College of Communication
1131 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53201
(414) 288-5227
Workshop dates: June 18 - 30
Application Deadline: April 19

How to Run A Summer High School Journalism Workshop for Minority Students is a 32-page booklet that lays out the road map for developing, funding and operating a successful workshop. It is available as a PDF in the Publications section of this site. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to download the booklet. It is no longer in print.

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