NEW ORLEANS JUNIOR JOURNALISM PROGRAM
JRNOLA empowers underrepresented youth ages 14 through 18 for careers in print, photography, and broadcast media, particularly young women and people of color. We offer real-world experience covering local stories of impact under the guidance of media professionals. We provide pathways to literacy, professional development, and civic engagement.
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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.
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 spoke with musicians, actors, and even a celebrity chef by video chat.
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.
Sam JoffrayCo-Founder, CEO
Allison McCarrollCo-Founder, COO
Liam PierceEditor In Chief
Jay EvansCommunity Engagement Coordinator
WHAT PARTICIPANTS ARE SAYING
I wanted to go through with this career. It helped me realize that this is what I would like to continue to
pursue because it allowed me to get experience with real professionals.”
The Program helps young women develop the confidence and skills necessary to succeed in a competitive field. I am
blown away by the top-notch caliber of students participating in JRNOLA.”
who frankly can just take my job cuz I know they’re coming for it anyway. every journalist
I know (and don’t know) should sign up to talk with them.”
CONNECT WITH US
400 Magazine St Suite 300,
New Orleans, LA 70130
For inquiries, email firstname.lastname@example.org