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A group of girls poses for a photo during the Buffalo Grove Pride Drive in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, on June 6, 2021. Photo by Flickr user risingthermals / CC BY-NC 2.0. SUNNYVALE, California — Call it a Pride takedown. Late last month, two Wyoming high schools drew attention for their responses to Pride month, a time […]
Due to ongoing changes caused by the COVID pandemic, Newsroom by the Bay will not offer a residential program at Stanford this summer. Stanford began welcoming back undergraduate juniors and seniors for spring quarter last week. But as of this writing, Stanford is still in Stage 2 of its Research Recovery program, with highly controlled […]
History happened and our student reporters covered it: From youth organizers who turned out an army of poll workers for the presidential election, to young women creating the fifth wave of feminism, to surprising approaches to protecting forests and creating political peace after a divisive presidential election. NBTB Now, our first fall program, ended on […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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“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
“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
“(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
“(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
“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
“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
“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
“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
“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