5 Students to Participate in New York Times Workshop

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Tracy Cook, Adrienne Donica, Jack Herrick, Austin Huguelet and Daniela Sirtori-Cortina

(Top row) Tracy Cook, Adrienne Donica, Jack Herrick, (bottom row) Austin Huguelet and Daniela Sirtori-Cortina will attend The New York Times’ annual Student Editors Workshop in New York City on April 8.

The Student Editors Workshop Explores Roles, Skills, Relationships in Working Newsroom

By Ashley Szatala

New York (April 7, 2016) — Five Missouri School of Journalism students will attend The New York Times‘ annual Student Editors Workshop in New York City on April 8.

The workshop allows student news editors to visit The New York Times newsroom to explore the role of newspapers in society, meet with Times editors and correspondents, and develop their journalistic skills, according to the workshop’s website. The group will also discuss the various aspects of the newspaper from the newsroom and editorial to advertising.

The five students attending the workshop are:

  • Tracy Cook, senior, print and digital news, nominated by Professor Maggie Walter;
  • Adrienne Donica, senior, magazine editing, nominated by Professor Jennifer Rowe;
  • Jack Herrick, sophomore, nominated by Professor Marty Steffens;
  • Austin Huguelet, senior, investigative journalism, nominated by Professor Jeanne Abbott;
  • Daniela Sirtori-Cortina, senior, print and digital news, nominated by Professor Jeanne Abbott.

Sirtori-Cortina and Donica were selected to receive $1,000 scholarships for travel expenses.

Since the workshop’s inception in 2004, about 50 students from more than 30 universities attend the event each year. Participating schools integrate Times content into their publications.

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