Workshops


Aspiring and experienced media producers can find classes to increase their skills at the Media Center. Hardware, software, and production values are covered by experienced instructors in a relaxed environment. We highly recommend that you start with our free hour-long Meet the Media Center & TV Studio Tour .

FIELD PRODUCTION AND EDITING YOUTH

Multimedia Journalism Summer Camp (July 19 – 23)

The Midpen Media Center is now offering in-person summer camp experiences! With masks required and social distancing enforced, Midpen Media is preparing to welcome limited numbers of youth creators back into our studio for a summer daycamp media-making experience.

“If your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon.”
-Tom Stoppard, American Playwright

In today’s atmosphere of misinformation, “fake news” accusations, and limitless access to worldwide research and communication, investigative and journalistic skills have never been more crucial to the health and wellbeing of our communities. Midpen Media strives to amplify local voices and empower local activists through media-making education and opportunities. This summer we are launching our Youth Journalism Institute – a hands-on summer camp experience where teens will learn to ask questions and tell stories with the power to change the world. Students will be trained in all forms of news media communications, including news writing, journalistic podcasting, photojournalism, and short documentary video production. They’ll come away with a researched, polished, and published story reflecting issues relevant to their communities – and with the tools to continue finding and reporting the stories that need to be told.

Session Dates:
July 19th – July 23rd, Mon – Fri
Time: 9:30AM – 3:30PM

Registration:
$450

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Date Range
Monday, Jul 19, 2021 to Friday, Jul 23, 2021
Session by Session
Monday, Jul 19, 2021Multimedia Journalism9:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Tuesday, Jul 20, 2021Multimedia Journalism9:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesday, Jul 21, 2021Multimedia Journalism9:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Thursday, Jul 22, 2021Multimedia Journalism9:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Friday, Jul 23, 2021Multimedia Journalism9:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:$450
Instructor
Emily Parent
July 2021
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