High students from across the country gathered in Philadelphia this week to receive hands-on training in writing, reporting, photography, broadcast and online media from professional journalists. For the 17th year, the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) hosted its signature student program, JCamp, for 42 freshmen, sophomores and juniors from across the country.
“This is a critical time for the news industry to reach the next generation of journalists and that generation must represent the diversity of this country,” said Arlene Notoro Morgan, special assistant to the dean for external affairs at Temple University’s Klein College of Media and Communication.
“Over the years I have watched AAJA grow into an energetic teaching organization. The camp is a strong example of what every journalism organization should be doing to grow the next generation of young people who will represent the diversity that is the United States.” said Morgan, adding that “the Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple is proud to support.”
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