Author Archive: Aaron Manfull
Aaron is in his 16th year of advising student media. He is currently the Director of Student Media at Francis Howell North High School in St. Charles, Missouri. He is the Journalism Education Association Digital Media Chair and co-Director of Media Now STL. He created The Next 26 and is a former Dow Jones News Fund National Journalism Teacher of the Year. You can find him on Twitter @manfull. He's a proud father. A transplanted Iowan. And an avid Hawkeye Fan.
Newsroom by the Bay – June 23-30, 2014 Newsroom by the Bay is a one-week, intensive 1:1 iPad digital journalism camp for high school students, located at Stanford University. Students spend their mornings in journalism classes, learning the basics of news reporting and writing, along with multimedia storytelling and packaging, and iPad photography and video […]
Since the summer of 2000, this workshop has provided a challenging week of training for scholastic broadcast teachers. Open for middle and high school teachers, the focus is on practical, hands-on experiences, plus useful information for lesson plans, program development, staff organization, creative assignments, and the basics of video storytelling, and how to teach it. […]
Media Now STL – St. Louis – June 22-25, 2014 Media Now STL is a high school journalism digital media summer camp held June 22-25, 2014, at Lindenwood University in the St. Louis metro area. We’ll be kicking off with our opening session and speaker on Sunday afternoon and leaving out with final product in […]
CUE Final Cut Pro X Camp – Alameda, CA – July 29-Aug. 1, 2014 Announcing a rare opportunity to learn Final Cut Pro in a historic location, the USS Hornet in Alameda, CA. The USS Hornet joined the U. S. forces in 1943 in the Pacific War. She played a major part in the Pacific […]
University of Iowa Summer Journalism Workshops – Iowa City, Iowa The University of Iowa Summer Journalism Workshops offers 13 sections for high school students. While each will have some focus on digital, four will be especially immersive: Digital Journalism and Visual Storytelling; Advanced Graphic Design; Social Media Revolution; and iPhoneography, our new course dedicated to […]
Kansas Journalism Institute – Lawrence, Kansas – June 22-26, 2014 The Kansas Journalism Institute is in its 51st year of helping students and advisers become better journalists and journalism instructors. The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Kansas is one of the premier schools of journalism in the […]
Editing video on the go with Videolicious is pretty simple and a great mobile tool for student journalists to have — best of all, it’s free. Photos and videos can be used as b-roll, background music can be added and a reporter can narrate the piece, all very easily. Below I’ve grabbed three different free […]
Here are a few things to consider when your staff is looking to redesign its website and a roadmap to follow when venturing down that path. If you’re looking to redesign an existing site, this entire process will probably take somewhere between 2-4 weeks. If you’re looking to build a CMS site from the ground […]
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