Apply for The Virginian-Pilot's 2019 Journalism Workshop

The Virginian-Pilot Journalism Workshop offers high school and college students the chance to learn about journalism, to meet other students with similar interests in news, and to have fun! This is an intensive immersion into print and digital journalism.

Who: Current public, private and homeschool high school students and college students

When: July 22-26, 2019

Where: The Virginian-Pilot, 150 W. Brambleton Ave. in Norfolk

Cost: Free!

Pilot reporters, editors, photographers and digital editors will work with you and cover many topics including:

Interviewing and research

  • Story organization and self-editing
  • Deadline news writing and feature writing
  • Layout, design and photography
  • Multimedia
  • Social media





2019 Summer Journalism Workshop application

The deadline is Monday, April 22.

To apply:

  • Complete the application.
  • Include a letter of recommendation written by your journalism teacher, newspaper adviser, English teacher, guidance counselor, principal or headmaster/mistress, or someone who can highlight your work as a writer.
  • Be sure to ask that person to include contact information. Recommendations should not be written by parents or other family members.

More information

Contact workshop co-coordinator Denise Watson: 757-446-2504 or