HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Marshall University’s summer journalism workshop for high school students will use a health and wellness theme to look at opioid recovery efforts in the region.
The W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications was selected by the Dow Jones News Fund as one of 10 programs nationally to participate.
Marshall’s Carter G. Woodson Professor Burnis Morris will direct the program. He has directed a high school journalism workshop at Marshall since 2009.
Morris says the school will work with The Herald-Dispatch, which has previously funded Marshall’s journalism workshops.
Interested students should visit http://www.marshall.edu/woodsonlyceum/high-school-journalism-workshop/ . The workshop is scheduled for June 23 to 28. The application deadline is May 11.
Students selected will receive free tuition and room and board. There is no registration fee.