Meet guest speaker Amanda Darrach, Columbia Journalism Review

Meet guest speaker Amanda Darrach, Columbia Journalism Review

If it’s hard to get a handle on journalist and documentary filmmaker Amanda Darrach’s beat, maybe it’s because she wants it that way. From the intersection of gender, politics and media, to the science that binds baby and grandfather at the end of life, to a surprising look at students at an international high school […]

Announcing NBTB 2019’s keynoter: Pulitzer Prize winner Brent Walth

Announcing NBTB 2019’s keynoter: Pulitzer Prize winner Brent Walth

Gun violence. Climate change. Immigration. Crime. Homelessness. No matter what their point of view, those who create journalism and those who consume it often agree on one thing: The social problems behind today’s headlines often feel as if they’re too complex to grasp, let alone resolve. But Brent Walth, an assistant professor of journalism at […]

Guest teacher: Industry pioneer Bruce Koon on the language of news and opinion

Guest teacher: Industry pioneer Bruce Koon on the language of news and opinion

Newsroom by the Bay has a tradition of inviting guest teachers who are working journalists and industry veterans to give students an up-close look at the profession they’re practicing now and considering as a career. This year’s guest teachers will include Bruce Koon, a pioneering journalist and media manager who was at ground zero for many […]

Yes, you can still apply! Limited additional space available

Yes, you can still apply! Limited additional space available

This year as in previous years, we’re grateful to have seen strong demand for our journalism program. Our April 15 payment deadline found us with some students still in the process of applying and few spaces to offer. However, we’re pleased to announce that we’ve secured an additional 10 spaces for residential or commuter students. […]

Guest speaker: Podcast producer Olivia Allen-Price of KQED’s Bay Curious

Guest speaker: Podcast producer Olivia Allen-Price of KQED’s Bay Curious

The Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Fisherman’s Wharf and Silicon Valley. To many people around the world, San Francisco is a collection of popular landmarks and places. But as NBTB guest speaker Olivia Allen-Price, editor and host of KQED public media’s Bay Curious podcast, might say: Not so fast. Bay Curious, a weekly show about questions […]

Start your Stanford stay on Saturday with early arrival

Start your Stanford stay on Saturday with early arrival

If you’re coming to us from beyond the Stanford area, it may be more convenient for you to arrive on Saturday, June 29, prior to our program start on Sunday. In which case, we have you covered. Our Early Arrival Program includes a campus tour,  tickets to the Saturday night soccer game at Stanford stadium, […]

Many Voices, One Mission: A Recap of NBTB 2018

Many Voices, One Mission: A Recap of NBTB 2018

By Hannah Jannol and Matthew Asuncion NBTB 2018 Counselors-In-Training Eight teams. Eight websites. Countless articles, videos, photos, story maps and op-eds. These were all up on screen for over 70 students and their parents during the 2018 Newsroom by the Bay showcase, held July 7 at Stanford University. The showcase was the culminating opportunity for […]

Don’t forget a thing with our Camper Checklist!

Don’t forget a thing with our Camper Checklist!

By Matthew Asuncion NBTB 2018 Counselor-in-Training July 1 is fast approaching, and that means you and dozens of other student-journalists from all over the world will descend upon the Stanford campus for Newsroom By The Bay 2018. To help you prepare for life at camp, we’ve put together a little checklist of things you might […]

For accepted students only: Catch the ‘Quakes and stay Saturday with our Early Arrival Program

For accepted students only: Catch the ‘Quakes and stay Saturday with our Early Arrival Program

We know some of our accepted students will be arriving early in the Stanford area prior to our program start on Sunday, July 1. This year we’re offering an Early Arrival Program for residential students only on Saturday, June 30. It includes Saturday dinner, a ticket to the San Jose Earthquakes vs. Los Angeles Galaxy […]

Announcing NBTB 2018’s keynoter: Sam Ball, director, “American Creed”

Announcing NBTB 2018’s keynoter: Sam Ball, director, “American Creed”

What does it mean to be American? What is community? In turbulent times, what holds us together? Those questions are at the heart of “American Creed,” a documentary by San Francisco’s Citizen Film that aired on PBS in February and seeks to start “a bold national conversation about American ideals and identity.” We’re excited to announce that […]