The workshop

Welcome to the Jayhawk Media Workshop!

KU will host its 57th annual high school journalism workshops from June 12-16, 2022 on the KU campus in Lawrence.

Important Dates

  • May 2, 2022: All financial aid materials due to the JMW office
  • May 4, 2022: Registration price is raised to $475
  • May 24, 2022: Last day to register for the workshop
  • May 31, 2022: Deposit payment is due
  • June 12, 2022: First day of workshop
  • June 16, 2022: Final day of workshop

Residential workshop

The cost for the residential workshop this summer is $425 (until May 4) or $475 (after May 4), which includes . . .

  • guidance and teaching from a great staff of journalism instructors
  • coaching from KU faculty from the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications
  • social activities in the evenings
  • a fancy-schmancy camp t-shirt
  • meals from Sunday evening to Thursday morning including breakfasts, lunches and dinners
  • double occupancy lodging at our residence hall
  • other fun workshop stuff, including a water bottle

Commuter workshop

The cost for the commuter workshop this summer is $425, which includes . . .

  • guidance and teaching from a great staff of journalism instructors
  • coaching from KU faculty from the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications
  • lunches on campus from Monday through Wednesday
  • a fancy-schmancy camp t-shirt
  • other fun workshop stuff, including a water bottle

Adviser workshop

The cost for the adviser workshop this summer is $300, which includes . . .

  • guidance and teaching from a great staff of journalism instructors
  • coaching from KU faculty from the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications
  • a chance to spend time with fellow advisers during meal times and instruction
  • lunches on campus from Monday through Wednesday
  • a fancy-schmancy camp t-shirt
  • other fun workshop stuff, including a water bottle

Please see the adviser workshop page for more details

Prices

  • (before May 4) Early Registration (commuter and resident students): $425 per student
  • (after May 4) Regular Registration (commuter and resident students): $475 per student
  • Adviser workshop: $300 per adviser
  • Scholarship recipients: Only pay a $50 non-refundable deposit. All other costs are covered!

Payment

  • Credit Card: Payment is available by credit card during the registration process.
  • By Check: Or, you can mail a check to the Jayhawk Media Workshop office at “Jayhawk Media Workshop, 318 Stauffer-Flint Hall, 1435 Jayhawk Boulevard, Lawrence, KS 66045.”

Scholarships Available

JMW is committed to preparing journalists from all backgrounds for the work they do on their campuses and in their careers. In 2022, JMW and the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communication at KU again will offer multicultural and need-based scholarships.


Why Jayhawk Media Workshop?

The Best Location

We take advantage of the great facilities from the KU journalism school and the close location to downtown Lawrence for our courses and activities. Plus, we are close to the great high schools in Kansas City area and the state of Kansas. [/extra_wrap]

Expert Instructors

Our instructors have earned the highest honors for their staffs and themselves. We have yearbook advisers of the year: two of them! We have state journalism teachers of the year: four of those! And their staffs have earned Pacemakers galore! [/extra_wrap]

Access to technology

Many of our classes have dedicated lab spaces where students can access the full suite of Adobe products and a large-format monitor for their work. Plus, we have video and digital cameras for checkout. And so many laptops — all loaded with Adobe Creative Cloud! [/extra_wrap]

History of excellence

After five decades of summer media workshop, we have experience in providing a safe, fun and challenging week of learning.[/extra_wrap]

A great variety of courses

You can choose from everything from yearbook to broadcast, from photojournalism to leadership. And if you still can’t decide, you can enroll in our “Multimedia Journalism” for a bit of everything![/extra_wrap]

Adviser workshops

Teachers who accompany their students can enroll in any of our courses to sharpen their skills or learn something brand new. Or, they can choose the dedicated adviser workshop.[/extra_wrap]

Scuba Diving

Just kidding . . . we don’t do that. But we do offer fun social activities each night for you to meet fellow campers! [/extra_wrap]

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