First Take - The news site of the Acel Moore Workshop

First Take – The news site of the Acel Moore High School Journalism Workshop by philly.com, The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News

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The Acel Moore High School Journalism Workshop is an annual project sponsored by Philadelphia Media Network. The hands-on program seeks to introduce Philadelphia-area high school students to the fields of print and digital journalism.

With an assist from staff volunteers, participants then help to write, edit and produce the student newspaper, First Take. In addition, they also help to create and design a website for the newspaper that’s linked to Philly.com.

The program offers one $1,000 and two $500 college scholarships to the top three students who plan to pursue a career in print or digital journalism.

Named for its founder, Acel Moore, a former editor and columnist at The Inquirer, the program offers one $1,000 and two $500 college scholarships to the top three students who plan to pursue a career in print or digital journalism.

FAQ

WHEN IS THE WORKSHOP?

Four weekends, Feb. 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2017.

WHERE IS THE WORKSHOP?

The workshop is held in the newsroom of The Philadelphia Inquirer,
at 801 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

HOW DO I APPLY?

Download an application form here