Program Schedule 2021

The schedule for 2021's virtual program is detailed on this page.

Group of students entering a Press Box

The Princeton Summer Journalism Program will run virtually during the summer of 2021. All of the sessions described below will take place over Zoom. For a sample of the PSJP Program Schedule on-campus, please review the 2019 Program Schedule.

   

MONDAY, JUNE 21

6:00 PM: PSJP Virtual  Orientation


TUESDAY, JUNE 29

6:00 - 7:00 PM: Lecture: Ed Yong of The Atlantic


THURSDAY, JULY 1

Praxis: "Person on the Street"

5:30 - 7:30 PM:

  • Workshop: What is Journalism? (Speaker: Richard Just of The Washington Post Magazine)
  • Worksop: Reporting 101 (Speaker: Rebecca Nelson of Elle Magazine)

SATURDAY, JULY 3

1:00 PM: Discussion Group


TUESDAY, JULY 6

5:00 - 6:00 PM: Lecture: Adam Sewer of The Atlantic


THURSDAY, JULY 8

Praxis: Investigative Reporting

6:00 - 8:00 PM: 

  • Workshop: Investigative Reporting
  • Workshop: Environmental Journalism (Speaker: Rosanna Xia of The Los Angeles Times)

SUNDAY, JULY 10

1:00 PM: Discussion Group


MONDAY, JULY 12

Praxis: Reporting on Politics

5:30 - 7:30 PM:

  • Workshop: Covering Politics (Speaker: Mike Mishak of ProPublica)
  • Workshop: Conspiracy Theories (Speaker: Eric Garcia of The Washington Post)

WEDNESDAY, JULY 14

6:00 PM: Lecture: Tim Alberta of POLITICO


THURSDAY, JULY 15

4:45 PM: Workshop: Press Conference Prep (Speaker: Eliza Gray, Freelance Journalist)

5:15 PM Press Conference with Stami Williams, Rep. for Jack Ciattarelli (R- New Jersey) Gubernatorial Candidate
5:30 PM: Press Conference with Greg Betts, (D, OH-15) Congressional Candidate
5:30 PM: Press Conference with Caroline Simmons (D), Mayoral Candidate, Stamford, CT


SATURDAY, JULY 17


1:00 PM: Discussion Groups

 


 

TUESDAY, JULY 20

Praxis: Feature Writing

5:00 - 7:00 PM:

  • Workshop: Feature Writing (Speaker: Ashley Powers, Freelance Journalist & Suzy Khimm of NBC News)
  • Workshop: Writing About Food (Speaker: Lesley Tellez, Journalist and Author of Eat Mexico)

WEDNESDAY, JULY 21

4:00 - 8:00 PM: Features Reporting

  • COVID, Drag Queens, and Bar Owners
  • NCAA Athletes
  • The rise of Tiktok
  • COVID Genre Music
  • COVID Pets
  • Police Abolition
  • Immigrant Student Narratives

THURSDAY, JULY 22

5:00 PM: Lecture: Mina Kimes of ESPN


MONDAY, JULY 26

Praxis: College and Cultural Criticism

12:30: Applying for Selective Colleges (Speaker: Kevin Hudson Assistant Director for College Opportunity at Princeton University)

5:00 PM: Workshop: Reporting on Crime (Speaker: Cheryl Thompson of NPR)

6:00 PM: Workshop: Writing About Culture (Speaker: E. Alex Jung of Vulture and New York Magazine)


TUESDAY, JULY 27

12:00PM:  Lecture: Vivian Yee of The New York Times

5:00 PM:  Lecture: Jeff NunokawaAssociate Professor of English, Princeton University

6:30 PM: Lecture: Brian Rokus of CNN


WEDNESDAY, JULY 28

12:30 PM: College Case Studies

5:30 PM: Workshop: Ethical Dilemmas

6:30 PM: Workshop: Journalism and the Law (Speakers: Chanakya Sethi Associate at Wilkinson Stekloff & Adrian Alvarez of American University)


TUESDAY, JULY 29

12:00 PM: Lecture: Dan-El Padilla Peralta (Associate Professor of Classics at Princeton University)

6:00 PM: College Fair


FRIDAY, JULY 30

4:00 PM: PSJP Alumni Panel

5:00 PM: Journalism Games

6:00 PM: Closing Ceremony