Colorado Student Media Association

CSMA

Everyone’s A Writer Series

These are a series of PDF handouts you can use with your students to help them become better journalists. They are part of a continuing project, produced by Jack Kennedy.

Writing captions and photographer rubric /better photojournalism

Writing better leads / getting your story off to a good start

Brainstorming / coming up with better coverage ideas

Writing reviews / entertaining and persuading

Writing short narratives / storytelling in a restricted space

4 basic writing styles / you have choices

Writing the column / your personal voice on the page (2-page handout)

 

Colorado Student Media Association
Everyone’s A Writer Series