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Applications open for NBTB NOW, fall 2020 election special session

Applications open for NBTB NOW, fall 2020 election special session

September 17, 2020

We’re back! And, pleased to announce our Election 2020 session, Oct. 12-Dec. 18. NBTB NOW will offer 10 weeks of self-paced learning and collaborative teamwork, including: weekly Zoom lessons (attend in-person or self-paced, as you choose), weekly check-ins and one-on-one coaching with your team leaders, and weekly guest speakers drawn from the world of politics […]

NBTB Online ends with five publications, 90 stories and a new sense of mission

NBTB Online ends with five publications, 90 stories and a new sense of mission

July 24, 2020

Newsroom by the Bay’s first-ever online program officially ended on July 10, but as journalism students know, the work isn’t over until you see your byline. That happened today with the rollout of five student-led publications, including a broadcast, a podcast, a digital magazine, a global journalism website with powerful new stories on racism and […]

Introducing our politics keynoter: Al Drago, White House photographer

Introducing our politics keynoter: Al Drago, White House photographer

June 24, 2020

Al Drago, an award-winning photojournalist whose remarkable coverage of the Trump presidency, President Obama’s final days in office and life in the military have helped tell the stories of our time, will kick off our program this summer as a keynote speaker for our political journalism strand. Drago is based in Washington, D.C., where he […]

Introducing our climate keynoter: Lynda Mapes of The Seattle Times

Introducing our climate keynoter: Lynda Mapes of The Seattle Times

June 15, 2020

Lynda Mapes, author of “Witness Tree” and an environmental reporter for The Seattle Times, will kick off our climate science journalism strand this summer. Mapes led the team that produced “Hostile Waters: Orcas in Peril,” an award-winning series sparked by Tahlequah, an orca who carried her dead calf for more than 1,000 miles through the […]

Introducing NBTB Online

Introducing NBTB Online

April 7, 2020

We’ve been working hard over the past few weeks to develop an online alternative for accepted and new students following the cancellation of our on-campus residential and commuter programs at Stanford this summer due to coronavirus concerns. Here’s more on NBTB Online, including our new application, program details and a typical day. Already accepted-and-paid students […]

Check our coronavirus FAQs for latest news, extended early discount

Check our coronavirus FAQs for latest news, extended early discount

March 6, 2020

Don’t panic. Follow the science. Plan. Prepare. As a proud member of the American Camp Association, our mindset as we head into this year’s summer session is one of renewed focus on the health and safety of all of our students and staff. Our new coronavirus FAQs include questions and answers for students and families […]

Meet the teacher: Taylor Blatchford

Meet the teacher: Taylor Blatchford

February 28, 2020

We’re delighted to welcome Taylor Blatchford to our summer 2020 faculty. An award-winning journalist now on the digital media desk at The Seattle Times, Taylor has an unusual ability to connect classroom and newsroom. Taylor works on the Times’ digital team as a news producer, where she develops strategies to reach online audiences, oversees the […]

Meet the teacher: Michelle Coro

Meet the teacher: Michelle Coro

February 21, 2020

We’re delighted to welcome Michelle Coro to our summer 2020 faculty. An award-winning journalism teacher with industry experience in print and television news, she’ll teach our Year 1 strand in video/broadcast journalism. Michelle teaches at Desert Vista High School in Phoenix, where she advises the award-winning DV Thunder Media, including  DVTV broadcasting as well as […]

Meet the teacher: Sandra Coyer

Meet the teacher: Sandra Coyer

February 14, 2020

We’re delighted to welcome Sandra Coyer to our summer 2020 faculty. An award-winning journalism teacher and writer, she’ll teach our Year 1 strand in news reporting and writing. Sandra is the director of student media at Puyallup High School in Puyallup, Washington. She teaches AP Senior Literature; Sophomore Journalism; Broadcast 1, 2 and 3; and […]

History. It’s happening.

Join our Fall 2020 election special session

Oct. 12-Dec. 18

Learn live or on demand

Cover election results with your student news team

Meet amazing guest speakers

Publish to one of our five publications

Earn digital badges and create your own personal portfolio 

 

Payment deadline: Oct. 2

Click here to apply

 

Testimonials

Madison Rojas, Mayfield Senior School, Pasadena, California

“I am so grateful for the opportunity to be a part of this amazing camp this summer. I learned so much about writing, interviewing, and the different types of journalism. I can’t wait to use all the skills I learned over these past two weeks in my writing for my school publication.”

Madison Rojas, Mayfield Senior School, Pasadena, California
Kate Kelly, parent, Denver, Colorado

“Thank you for identifying the writer in (our daughter) through her application a year ago. For the personalized acceptance letter you wrote to her (when) she selected your program over another. For building her confidence and skills … for the opportunities to grow at Stanford and beyond …. You’ve shaped the woman she will become.”

Kate Kelly, parent, Denver, Colorado
Zoe Howes, Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies, Tarzana, California

“(T)his camp was one of the best things that I have done and been a part of. I created lifelong friends, learned so much about journalism, and I felt so happy being in this camp. Thank you so much for all of your love, support, understanding, open arms and hearts.”

Zoe Howes, Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies, Tarzana, California
Sammie Dostart-Meers, Menlo School, Atherton, California

“(NBTB) was really amazing …. I got to try a whole new form of journalism that I had never worked with and I learned so much! It was incredible to get to talk with (the) guest speakers. I loved the camp and am really excited for next year!”

Sammie Dostart-Meers, Menlo School, Atherton, California
Zadie Winthrop, The Urban School, San Francisco

“Before this camp, I did not have the resources or knowledge to know how I could even begin writing this story (on racial diversity in teaching) …. (Y)ou have allowed me to grow my love of reporting and have opened my eyes to so many more forms of journalism.”

Zadie Winthrop, The Urban School, San Francisco
Zachary Mora, Northgate High School, Walnut Creek, California

“Not only did I learn a lot but I was also impressed by how smoothly the program was run. I participated in camps before and this experience was by far the best. I look forward to sharing what I learned with my school newspaper staff.”

Zachary Mora, Northgate High School, Walnut Creek, California
Caryn Berman, parent, Monmouth Beach, New Jersey

“A tremendous thank you to your wonderful team for giving Zach (Berman) a phenomenal experience — one that he will never forget. He learned so much, made incredible connections and loved everything about your program.” 

Caryn Berman, parent, Monmouth Beach, New Jersey
Kaleb Reyes Clyde, Winslow High School, Winslow, Arizona

“NBTB opened my mind on journalism, my soon-to-be major. We went to San Francisco to do multiple stories and it was truly inspirational. I immediately knew that this is what I want to do for the rest of my life.”

Kaleb Reyes Clyde, Winslow High School, Winslow, Arizona
Teagan Sebba, Fort Collins High School, Fort Collins, Colorado

“Thank you so much for a Newsroom by the Bay experience that I will never forget! During my 10 days at Stanford, I learned so much about journalism, people and myself. I learned that the friends and connections you make now will impact your life forever, and I’m lucky to have made such great friends and connections at NBTB this year.”

Teagan Sebba, Fort Collins High School, Fort Collins, Colorado
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