Friday, June 30, 2017

Photos from the high school boot camp

Students from high schools throughout the Bay Area participated in the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club’s annual high school boot camp, an event with seminars, speakers, awards and snacks. This year’s boot camp was held on May 13 at City College of San Francisco. The following photos were taken by Franchon Smith.
Panelists for a workshop on fake news and alternative facts included,
from left, former CNN producer and Emmy Award winner Jon Orlin,
Pulitzer Prize-wining author Jonathan Freedman, Peter Scheer, former
executive director of the First Amendment Coalition, Kayla Figard,
librarian and former college journalist, and moderator Carla De Luca
Worfolk, Emmy Award-winning TV producer.
SF Chronicle reporter Kimberly Veklerov hosted a workshop on breaking
news, one of 12 how-to sessions offered by media professionals during
the boot camp.
Kayla Figard, right, presents a Jack Russell Scholarship certificate
to high school student Meghan Bobrowsky.
High school scholarship recipient Meghan Bobrowsky
Davis High School student Meghan Bobrowsky was among two students
receiving scholarships during the boot camp.

Press Club president Antonia Ehlers launches the boot camp.
High school student Roman Peregrino displays the Herb Caen Scholarship certificate received during the boot camp.
Former CNN producer KimChi Tyler leads a workshop on video news production.
Club board member Dave Price leads a workshop on student investigations, rights and responsibilities.

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