Register for the YJDP Journalism Adviser and Student Editor Seminar

UPDATE: Registration is now closed.  Thank you for your interest in YJDP programs.  For more events, please visit YJDP’s program calendar.

High school student editors and teacher-advisers are invited to attend a half-day journalism seminar Saturday, January 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Newseum. The free seminar offers skills training in essential journalism techniques including news writing and reporting, multimedia journalism tips, and practical ways to use the Web as a platform to improve reporting and storytelling.

All high school students and media educators in Washington, D.C., and The Washington Post circulation areas in Maryland and Virginia are invited to participate in the seminar. A light breakfast will be provided; participants will be responsible for their own lunch.

The seminar is free, but pre-registration is required. Download a form here and send your completed registration by email to or by fax to 202/334-4963. The registration deadline is 3 p.m. on Friday, January 16, 2015.

The seminar is presented by The Washington Post Young Journalists Development Program (YJDP), the Newseum and the D.C. Journalism Education Association (D.C. JEA)


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