Applications open for NBTB NOW, fall 2020 election special session

Applications open for NBTB NOW, fall 2020 election special session

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]

NBTB expands to include two weeks, two field trips and two intensives

NBTB expands to include two weeks, two field trips and two intensives

Newsroom turns 10 years old this summer. And that’s a good opportunity to change up and add more to what NBTB does. Summer 2020 will see an expanded program with 14 days and 13 nights of student journalism. As before, that will include the usual mix of morning classes, afternoon production and a daylong field […]