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Citizen and Student Journalism Contest

Who: Tim Gill Center for Public Media Collaborative led by Rocky Mountain PBS and the Pikes Peak Library District
What: Submit your writing, audio, video and/or photo journalism/storytelling pieces for a chance to win cash prizes
When: Entries are accepted Sept. 9-Dec. 6, 2013
How: Submit your entries via email to appr@ppld.org. You are encouraged to attend one or more of our free workshops listed below.
Why: To provide people with the necessary skills and knowledge to tell vibrant and effective stories about our community

Downloadable items (web):

Categories:

  • Middle and High School
    - Audio/Video
    - Written Stories
    - Photojournalism
  • College
    - Audio/Video
    - Written Stories
    - Photojournalism
  • Community (Individuals 18 years and older who are not currently enrolled in an educational institution)
    - Audio/Video
    - Written Stories
    - Photojournalism

Winners will be announced at a special reception on January 15 from 5-7pm at the Tim Gill Center for Public Media.

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Workshop Schedule

Learn the essentials to be an effective citizen journalist/storyteller at these workshops. Then, submit your entries to the citizen and student journalism contest by December 6, 2013 for a chance to win cash prizes.

STORYTELLING WITH GUEST SPEAKER GUS LEE 
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2 @ 11:30 AM – 1 PM 
Tim Gill Center for Public Media, 315 E. Costilla St. (80903) 

BASIC PHOTOJOURNALISM 
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10 @ 11:30 AM – 1 PM 
Tim Gill Center for Public Media, 315 E. Costilla St. (80903) 

AUDIO AND VIDEO PRODUCTION PANEL
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17 @ 5:30 PM – 7 PM 
East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd. (80918) 

IDENTIFYING SOURCES TO TELL A POWERFUL STORY 
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22 @ 5:30 PM – 7 PM 
Tim Gill Center for Public Media, 315 E. Costilla St. (80903) 

HANDS ON VIDEO EDITING WORKSHOP 
Wednesday, October 23 @ 6PM – 8PM 
East Library Computer Lab, 5550 N. Union Blvd. (80918) 
(Note: This workshop is limited to 10 participants. Visit ppld.org to register.) 

UNDERSTANDING JOURNALISM ETHICS 
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30 @ 5:30 PM – 7PM 
Ruth Holley Library, 685 N. Murray Blvd. (80915) 

FINDING AN AUDIENCE 
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7 @ 5:30 PM – 7 PM 
Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. (80903)

Registration, unless otherwise noted, is not required. All workshops are free and open to the public. Video of each session will be posted online afterwards. Check back for links as they become available.

Those submitting entries accept that all information submitted can be used without payment by contest organizers and its affiliated/allied organizations. Such content includes all services and software displayed on, transmitted through, or used in connection with each submission, including, for example, news articles, opinions, reviews, text, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips, video, html, source and object code, software, data, and the like (collectively, the “Content), as well as its selection and arrangement, is owned by contest organizers and its affiliated organizations.  The Service is protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws of the United States of America and applicable international intellectual property laws.

Mission

To enrich the lives of Coloradans through engaging and essential programs, services and community partnerships that inform, enlighten and entertain.

Vision

Rocky Mountain PBS will be the premier public media resource for all Coloradans. On-air, online and in person, we will serve our diverse communities as a convener of people, ideas and perspectives.

Public Inspection File:

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Marissa Johnson
1089 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204
303-620-5704
marissajohnson@rmpbs.org

 

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