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Almost There!

Congratulations to everyone in the student media and scholastic journalism community. You have almost made it to the end of a semester unlike any other. We commend you and your students! To keep up-to-date on programming and opportunities, subscribe to NCSMA’s newsletter, The Scoop. Take a look at the fall issues, just released for your review. Visit or email for more information.

N.C. Journalist of the Year
Deadline Approaching

High school seniors are encouraged to apply to win a $3,000 scholarship and a $500 award for their high school journalism program. Three alternates will each receive $1,000 scholarships, and the alternates’ high school journalism programs will receive $250 each. The winner will be eligible to compete in the National High School Journalist of the Year competition for an additional $3,000 scholarship! Portfolios must be received by Feb. 15.

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Teaching Fellowship Program Announced

North Carolina high school journalism teachers and student media/publication advisers are encouraged to apply to NCSMA’s annual fellowship program. The 2021 course, Teaching Multimedia Storytelling in the Secondary School, will be offered online July 11-17. Applications must be received by May 15.

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Carolina Sports Journalism Camp
Applications Open Dec. 1

Rising high school juniors and seniors with an interest in sports and media are encouraged to apply to this workshop with UNC-Chapel Hill. Students will receive classroom instruction, cover a press conference, engage with hands-on learning and much more! Lead instructor is former Sports Illustrated senior writer and current MJ-School instructor Tim Crothers. Applications must be received by April 1.

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