Summer Programs

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The Verne Lundquist Sports Journalism Camp

Sponsored by:

The Verne Lundquist Sports Media Institute of the Headliners Foundation of Texas

Presented by:

School of Journalism and Media

The Center for Sports Communication & Media


Aspiring high-school sports journalists — in words, images, sound or video — spend an intensive, hands-on long weekend at the University of Texas at Austin in the company of decorated professionals from print, television and online platforms. Campers can anticipate a tour of Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium and other athletic facilities, a mock press conference with UT student-athletes, a full Saturday of engaging presentations from established sports journalists and, on the final day of camp, one-on-one coaching from faculty at the School of Journalism and Media on original, independent projects (assigned at orientation). Ready to see how the pros cover everything from junior soccer to the World Cup? Game on.


Check-in: Friday, June 16, 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Check-out: Sunday, June 18, 3 p.m.

Ages: 16-18

Cost: $300* (early bird registration fee of $250 available until April 15)

*Price includes all meals and a two-night stay in a double-occupancy dormitory room.

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