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DDeadline is Feb. 6, 2023

About Mosaic 2023

How to apply

  • The Mosaic Journalism Workshop will be held at San Jose State University. Dates are June 12-23. Participants must attend every day of the program, including the weekend of June 17-18. This application form is due Feb. 6.

  • Applications are open to current high school students.

  • To be considered, students must fill out the application completely, including submitting work samples, be able to attend every session, and have access to a cell phone. ​​​Loaner laptops will be available to those who need them.​

  • In the past, classes have ranged from 11 to 24 students.​​​

  • Sessions will include: identifying news, reporting, interviewing, news writing, shooting photos, opinion writing, and using social media to share stories and photos.

  • By the end of the two-week workshop, the goal is that students will produce a print newspaper featuring news, feature and sports stories, and photo spreads. Select portions of stories, plus photos and videos will be posted on this website and on the Mercury News website, A complete digitized PDF edition will also be posted.


To apply, fill out and submit this form by February 6, 2023

 ​Contact Sharon Noguchi at

with any questions.

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