Got summer 2019 on your mind? Apply to Newsroom by the Bay

Got summer 2019 on your mind? Apply to Newsroom by the Bay

Our Summer 2019 application is live and we couldn’t be more excited about the opportunities to come, June 30 to July 7, 2019, at Stanford University. If you’re a rising 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade high school student and you get why journalism matters to a free and fair democracy, we want to meet […]

Senior Editor of The Trace brings single-issue journalism to Newsroom By The Bay

Senior Editor of The Trace brings single-issue journalism to Newsroom By The Bay

  By Hannah Jannol NBTB 2018 Counselor-In-Training Nineteen children are shot in America every day. Three of those incidents turn out to be fatal, on average. Akoto Ofori-Atta says this is precisely why she covers gun violence in the United States. Ofori-Atta is the senior editor of The Trace, a single-issue news source founded in […]

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 […]

Teen Vogue explores impact of Trump-media war on summer study, including NBTB

Teen Vogue explores impact of Trump-media war on summer study, including NBTB

What impact does President Trump’s dislike of the media have on U.S. journalism programs? That’s the subject of an article in Teen Vogue, quoting from leaders of high school journalism programs, summer journalism workshops, and university journalism schools, including Newsroom by the Bay. “There is more passion,” Laura Widmer, executive director for the National Scholastic Press […]

Say hello to NBTB 2017’s counselors-in-training

Say hello to NBTB 2017’s counselors-in-training

Every year it seems like the real fun of camp begins when we select our CITs — the counselors-in-training whose energy, enthusiasm, ideas and most importantly teen wisdom are what help us make NBTB the camp that works hard and plays hard. We count on our CITs to keep students on task, communicate their creativity and concerns […]

Lagunitas Fire Sparks Young Journalists

Lagunitas Fire Sparks Young Journalists

By Maggie McAden Argus Year 2 Staff Writer Newsroom by the Bay students watched Friday as firefighters and police responded to a sudden fire that began in the dry grass growing in a waterless Lake Lagunitas, near the Lagunitas Housing Complex at Stanford University. The blaze began at approximately 12 :30 p.m. and firefighters responded within 10 minutes, […]

Production night push at NBTB

Production night push at NBTB

By Chloe Muller NBTB Camp Blogger Students spent the majority of their week from Sunday, June 28 to Sunday, July 5, accumulating interviews, photos, videos and other media. But on Friday, July 3, the time came for them to finalize and publish their work. Our annual production night found students huddling in the hallways of Granada […]

Year 1 Field Trip day “jam-packed” with sights

Year 1 Field Trip day “jam-packed” with sights

By Chloe Muller NBTB Camp Blogger It couldn’t come soon enough: On Thursday, Year One students finally set out on their highly anticipated trip into San Francisco. While Year Two students stayed on campus and polished their personal projects, Year One campers strapped on their backpacks and headed for the city. Although several students had […]

And, they’re off! NBTB students head to SF for team reporting

And, they’re off! NBTB students head to SF for team reporting

T-shirts and tripods — check. Boxed lunch — check. Curiosity and excitement as you begin exploring one of the world’s greatest cities — double check. Newsroom by the Bay students — 64 strong, plus team leaders and program staff — departed at 7:30 a.m. from the Stanford campus this morning for the annual daylong reporting trip […]

Attention returning students: Apply by Feb. 15 to be a counselor at NBTB!

Think you have what it takes to be an amazing counselor-in-training this summer? Then apply here by Feb. 15, and tell us why you want to be part of the Newsroom by the Bay leadership team. This opportunity is for returning students only. Applications are competitive. We’ll evaluate and respond to your application no later […]