Lowcountry Source announces Student Reporter Program

Lowcountry Source announces Student Reporter Program
October 17 08:28 2016 Print This Article

Educators Robin and John Steinberger are recruiting students from each lowcountry high school for the Lowcountry Source Student Reporter Program. They want to encourage high school students interested in pursuing a career in the field of journalism by offering hands-on experience, media training and mentoring.

“We plan to use our teaching backgrounds to mentor lowcountry high school students interested in the journalism,” says Robin Steinberger.  “It will help them on their college applications.”

Student reporters are tasked with writing articles, recording video reports, and taking pictures of sports and events at their schools. With their active and dedicated involvement, each student will earn a Certificate of Completion and a personal letter of recommendation from Lowcountry Source.

Interested students must:

• Be an enrolled in a lowcountry high school;
• Have a strong interest in communications and journalism;
• Be committed to developing relevant skills, including research, writing and reporting;
• Be available for 3–15 hours a month;
• Have a smartphone with video recording capabilities.

Students are selected based on their applications, which should include their reasons for wanting to be a part of our program, links to a few sample articles and/or video reports, and a letter of recommendation from their principal, teacher or guidance counselor.  A maximum of two students will be selected from each area high school per semester.

To request an application, please send an email to students@lowcountrysource.colophondev5.com.


Introducing our newest Student Reporter

audrey-headshotAudrey Alexander –  Academic Magnet High School

Audrey Alexander is currently a 10th grader at Academic Magnet High School (AMHS) in North Charleston. She is a Charleston native and member of the AMHS cheerleading squad. Her extracurricular activities include reading and dancing.

Audrey says she is, “excited to share the many good things happening at Academic Magnet.”