Vital training for vital roles

Journalism is a calling — a career that matters, a vital component of democracy.

The High School Journalism Institute supports the education and development of high school journalists to ensure tomorrow's communities have a healthy supply of skilled professionals.

Whether you're a student or teacher, you play a vital role in our future. Welcome to the HSJI community.

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Two students high-five in a classroom.

Students are seated in the Franklin Hall commons awaiting a lecture. The large screen displays a message: The Media School at Indiana University Welcomes You.

Steve Sanders delivers a lecture at the podium in the commons.

Five students stand in a circle and have a discussion.

Two students write on a whiteboard.

Text appears: Hands-on workshops cover a variety of topics, including ...

A student flips through the magazine. Text at the bottom says: Yearbook

Chad Carrothers gives a lecture. Text at the bottom says: Podcasting

Students sit at computers, watching something off-screen. Text at the bottom says: Photojournalism

A student stands in front of a white board, talking. Text at the bottom says: Writing and Reporting.

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Professional development for journalism educators

Whether you're seeking professional development points, graduate credit, or an opportunity to focus on planning for the next year with your staff, our teacher programs are customizable to support your professional goals.

Learn more about teacher workshops