Extra Credit Opportunity: Northern Short Course

Temple’s Department of Journalism will be hosting the judging of the 31st annual Northern Short Course Photojournalism Contest in Annenberg Hall Room 3 on Saturday, February 11th. The judging begins at 9 a.m. and will go on throughout the day.

Photos will be judged in 12 individual photo categories, five multi-photo categories, three multimedia categories and an overall  portfolio category.

Here is a link to the contest website.

To earn extra credit, students must listen to the judges discuss at least two categories, then write a one-page brief on what the judges focused on during their decisions.

This assignment is worth 10 extra credit points.


Extra Credit Opportunity: Hearst Awards Submission

Students are encouraged to submit any of their projects that meet the Hearst multimedia guidelines to the Hearst Journalism Awards Program. The Hearst Journalism Awards Program was founded in 1960 to provide support, encouragement, and assistance to journalism education at the college and university level. The program awards scholarships to students for outstanding performance in college level journalism, with matching grants to the students’ schools. The link to the guidelines for the Hearst Multimedia Awards is:


Extra Credit Opportunity: Anyone who applies for the Hearst competition can receive 5 extra credit points added to their point total at the end of the semester.