This intensive journalism program enrolls highly capable rising seniors from low-income homes. Reporters and editors representing newspapers, magazines and television networks from around the country conduct the session's classes. Students tour New York City media outlets; cover a professional sporting event; film and produce a television segment; cover a news event in Princeton; and perform reporting, writing, editing and designing duties for the SJP newspaper. Boys and girls also sample college life and attend seminars on every aspect of the college admissions process.
|Name||Princeton University Summer Journalism Program|
|Program Focuses & Features||Writing/Journalism|
|Grade Range (rising grades)||12|
|Age Range||Residential — Coed Ages 17-18|
|Director||Richard Just, Michael Koike, Gregory Mancini & Rich Tucker, Directors|
|Residential Fee||Free. 1½ weeks.|
|Dates & Sessions||July-Aug; 1 session, 1½ weeks long|