A freak thunder storm sends lightning shooting ominously over Carrol Hall. Photo by Justin Perry.


American Press Institute’s Student Journalism Resources

The nonprofit organization includes a mix of resources for journalists and advisers from quizzes to test your knowledge of student press law to how to incorporate social media.

Story Ideas for High School Journalists

The Student Press Law Center works with Education Week to provide handouts on localizing national education stories.

PBS MediaShift’s Guide to Finding Journalism Grants

MediaShift’s #EdShift conversation on Twitter provides insight into how other journalism educators are finding resources for grants to fund innovative ideas.


For student journalists looking to further their scholastic journalism education, the Association of Newspaper Educators’ Youth Initiative provides scholarship information and lesson plans that could be helpful. Information about workshops is broken down by state.

Journalist’s Resource’s Tip Sheets

The Journalist’s Resource project, based at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, provides tip sheets covering topics from reporting with Web and social media data to writing about a research study to other tips on using data in your stories.

The Next 26

The Next 26 project encourages people to propose a challenge in increments of 26 — days, weeks, hours or minutes — to improve their high school journalism programs.

Association of Texas Photography Instructors

This organization makes available Bradley Wilson’s complete and self-contained photojournalism curriculum, and several other photojournalism aids. Membership is not required to access these resources.

Bradley Wilson’s Handouts

Bradley Wilson shares some of his resources on a variety of topics pertinent to high school and college journalism including design and typography, media law/ethics, photojournalism and yearbook.