Learn how to think like a reporter — conduct interviews, create informative, entertaining content and discover the unseen amid millions of people in New York City.
2020欧洲杯网址APPEach city and town across the world has its own compelling stories to tell. This course will teach students how to think like a New York Times reporter to identify the unique and fascinating stories wherever they are and to capture these stories in words, pictures and sounds. Students will learn basic skills that a reporter needs to know: how to interview everyone from children to celebrities, how to develop news judgment, how to write compelling articles and how to pitch them to editors. Students will practice thinking like reporters, crafting and pitching ideas, ridding their writing of clutter, fact-checking their work and keenly observing the city. Working individually and in groups, students will learn how to fashion their reporting into articles to build a portfolio of creative work.
2020欧洲杯网址APPThis course is taught by a wide variety of experts who imbue the general syllabus with their own areas of journalistic and topical expertise, creating a unique learning experience for this introductory journalism course. Previous faculty for this course include current and former New York Times reporters such as Ari Goldman, Liz Robbins, Mary Ann Giordano, Seth Kugel and Helene Stapinski.
Summer Academy enables students to dive deep into a course of study, sharpening skills for their academic and professional futures. Each course is carefully designed to suit student interests and encourage intellectual curiosity.
Materials Fee: $75
Tuition & Financial Aid Details
Please note: All information is subject to change at the discretion of The School of The New York Times.
2020欧洲杯网址APPLeveraging expert faculty knowledge and experience, students will learn how to conduct interviews and create content that informs and entertains.
Students will learn how to determine what information is and is not newsworthy, gain skills to be discerning about sources and be challenged to step into the reader’s shoes.
2020欧洲杯网址APPIn addition to daily writing exercises, students will each produce at least one well-polished solo piece and contribute to a team-reported piece.
2020欧洲杯网址APPPossible virtual site visits include: world-class museums such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC cultural events and tours of culturally significant New York neighborhoods such as Jackson Heights and Chelsea.
Students can expect to hear from people such as The New York Times writers and editors, as well as other industry professionals. Other speakers may include individuals connected to news stories that are being explored such as government officials and business owners. Previous speakers include: Mike Winerip (former investigative reporter, editor and political correspondent, The New York Times, novelist), Kerri MacDonald (Social Media Photo Editor, The New York Times), Amy Herman (author of “The Art of Perception”), Frank LoMonte (Executive Director, Student Law Press Center), Emma Fitzsimmons (Transit Reporter, The New York Times) and Ada Calhoun (freelance reporter and author).
2020欧洲杯网址APPTerm dates and course availability depend heavily on instructors’ schedules.Full Schedule
June 8 – June 19
Rising 10-12Term Closed
2020欧洲杯网址APPJune 22 – July 3
2020欧洲杯网址APPRising 10-12, Graduating SeniorsTerm Closed
July 6 – July 17
Rising 10-12Term Closed
2020欧洲杯网址APPJuly 20 – July 31
Rising 10-12, Graduating SeniorsTerm Open