Ryan Foley, an Associated Press reporter based in Iowa City, speaks with Executive Director Jeff Browne about Foley's career in journalism, which began as a reporter at Davenport West High School in Iowa, and including winning a Quill and Scroll scholarship in 1999. Since then, he's covered politics for the AP in both Wisconsin and Iowa, and he's earned the nickname "Scoops."
In this episode of THE SOURCE, Quill and Scroll Executive Director talks with Barbara Tholen, the adviser at Lawrence (Kansas) High School. In 1996, as Barbara Hollingsworth, Tholen received a scholarship from Quill and Scroll, which she put to use studying journalism at Kansas State University.
Barbara graduated from Shawnee Mission North High School in suburban Kansas City, and her high school journalism teacher was Becky (Lucas) Tate.
This year's Quill and Scroll Scholarship application deadline is May 10, and you can learn more about the scholarships on our website: https://quillandscroll.org/resources-2/.
Lucy Smithwick, a member of the Q&S Student Advisory Board and the editor of the Eagle at East Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte, North Carolina. Lucy speaks with a couple of new staff members at her publication and the editor of the school's literary magazine to give you a glimpse of how hard student journalists work and the type of news they cover. This is part of Scholastic Journalism Week 2020 #SJW2020, which has the Friday theme of #WhoWeAre. Enjoy.
Q&S journalist Nichole Shaw sits down with Jia Tolentino, author and staff writer at The New Yorker, to talk about Tolentino's book "Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-delusion."
Tolentino was inducted into Quill & Scroll during her stint as editor of her high school newspaper at a Christian school in Houston, Texas in the late 2000s.
In her interview with THE SOURCE, Tolentino discusses her book, vaping, the #MeToo movement, writing while listening to music, and cheerleading.
The interview was conducted in the Dey House, which is the home of world-famous Iowa Writer's Workshop, and where Tolentino is a Writer-in-Residence for the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts Magid Center for Undergraduate Writing.
Nichole Shaw sits down with author Michael Zapata to talk about the writing process, the value of storytelling, the importance of listening and the role that journalists can play in our strange new world. Zapata is the author of "The Lost Book of Adana Moreau" and is a former English teacher.
Mira Bohannon Kumar, a member of Quill and Scroll's Student Advisory Board and the co-editor of The Little Hawk at Iowa City High School, discusses student freedom of expression rights with her co-editor, a law professor and a politician.
Quill and Scroll Student Advisory Board member Emily Hood discusses Scholastic Journalism Week with Francis Howell North HS adviser Jordyn Kiel, who is also the Q&S chapter adviser.
The Journalism Education Association celebrates SJW Feb. 24-28, 2020, and the Quill and Scroll student board is happy to partner with JEA and SJW Chair Adam Dawkins on SJW activities. Listen as Emily and Jordyn discuss how your school can get involved with SJW — in both big ways and small.
THE SOURCE welcomes Kai Wright, author and host of WNYC's "The United States of Anxiety," about podcasting, racism in the U.S., his high school journalism career and so much more. Quill and Scroll's Nichole Shaw hosts.
Join us as Quill and Scroll host Nichole Shaw speaks with award-winning photojournalist Barbara Kinney about what life was like as one of the White House photographers during the Clinton Administration and a campaign photographer for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election. Together, they discuss the photojournalism industry—alongside Barbara's career and the progress of women over the last five years—and advice for budding photojournalists on how to get their career started.
Kinney's photograph of President Clinton and the leaders of the Middle East straightening their ties before an event won her a First Place for “People in the News” in the prestigious World Press Photo competition. The photo was on display in the exhibit “Pictures of the Year: 75 Years of the World’s Best Photography” at the Newseum in Washington D-C. Her work at large has appeared on the covers of TIME, Newsweek, People, and more.