Alex Youn, grade 10, was selected by the Asian American Journalists Association to attend JCamp, a six-day multicultural journalism-training program. He is one of only 42 high school students selected nationwide.
“JCamp is a fantastic opportunity for some of the brightest young journalists from across the country to work together and learn from the best teachers in a facility that rivals the biggest newsrooms in the nation,” said Al Tims, director of the University of Minnesota School of Journalism & Mass Communication, which will host the camp.
Nearly 600 students have graduated from JCamp since 2001. “2015 will mark the 15th anniversary of JCamp and I am extremely proud of AAJA for building a sustainable pipeline of young talent into journalism,” said Paul Cheung, AAJA national president and director of interactive and digital news production for the Associated Press. “Over the past 15 years, we have seen our students grow and now work at major media outlets like The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, ABC, CNN, The Washington Post and more.” Read more: https://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/aaja-selects-talented-students-jcamp-192109890.html