Above the Fold: Newspaper Visits

Collaborating newspapers will to send staff to schools to discuss certain topics in journalism. These visits are limited on a first come, first serve basis. Call Vermont Public Television’s Outreach Department at 1-800-639-3351 to reserve a date.

Available dates

Burlington Free Press, Burlington

October 6
Topic: Writing your story

October 27
Topic: Putting together a front page

November 3
Topic: Interviewing

Caledonian Record, St. Johnsbury

September 26
October 12
November 9
Topic for All Dates:  How to conduct a good interview and get good information/quotes from an interviewee
 

St. Albans Messenger, St. Albans
September 13
Topic: Finding story ideas

October 12
Topic: Gathering information and conducting interviews

November 1
Topic: Organizing your story

The Commons, Brattleboro
Total of three dates. Visits may be scheduled for Friday, call 1-800-639-3351 for more info.
Topic: Anything
(Please call to schedule at least 2 weeks ahead)

Addison Independent
September 29
Topic: Finding story ideas, gathering info, conducting interviews

October 20
Topic:  Organizing your story, writing it, ideas for multimedia
 
November 3
Topic: Laying out your front page, implementing multimedia

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