NEW ORLEANS JUNIOR JOURNALISM PROGRAM

JRNOLA prepares local youth for careers in print, photography, online and broadcast media by providing real-world experience covering local news and live events while creating original content, under the editorial guidance of professional mentors.

WAYS WE EDUCATE

Event Coverage

The historical backbone of JRNOLA is live event coverage. Before COVID, JRNOLA students were credentialled to cover Saints games, Pelicans games, and other major sporting events—from both the sidelines and the pressbox.

Virtual Learning

Our last few months have been spent, like so many of you, on Zoom. This summer, we gave a new cohort of students a crash course in cultural reporting via our super-physically distant Interview Camp. During camp, students speak with musicians, actors, and even a celebrity chef by video chat.

Podcast Development

JRNOLA’s newest venture is a cross-generational podcast called Society, Man. Episodes feature our students talking about big events happening in their world. (Don’t worry, we get silly sometimes too). It’s an unfiltered journey into the minds of the kids coming to eat Millennials’ collective lunch. All podcasts will be hosted on Anchor.fm‘s platform and available for subscription on all devices.

OUR STAFF

Sam Joffray

Co-Founder, CEO

Allison McCarroll

Co-Founder, COO

Liam Pierce

Editor In Chief

Jay Evans

Social Media Manager

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