DDeadline is February 28

About Mosaic 2022

How to apply

  • The Mosaic Journalism Workshop will be held either in person at San Jose State University or virtually, depending on the state of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Some parts of the program, such as the photography component and field trips, may be affected by pandemic restrictions. Dates are June 13-24, with an option for a third week teaching digital skills. 

  • 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, mercurynews.com. A complete digitized PDF edition will also be posted.


To apply, fill out and submit this form by February 28

 ​Contact Sharon Noguchi at snoguchinews@gmail.com

with any questions.