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The WOJ Youth Reporter Award

Youth reporters in Middle and High School are invited to share inspiring short films on the theme of heroism!

Call for Entries - WOJ Youth Reporter Award
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CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR FILM!

Next Deadline - March 1st -- FINAL Deadline Sept 1
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Learn about Esther Wojcicki in the short Documentary, WOJ!

WOJ!

Produced by:by Jeanne Meyers & Wendy Milette
Esther Wojcicki shares her vision for a Moonshot Movement in Education.

 

The WOJ Youth Reporter Award celebrates youth reporters who are creating videos on heroes making a positive difference in their community and the world. This award is presented by Esther Wojcicki, an outstanding media arts educator, author and reporter. The prize is open for Middle and High School Students.

STUDENTS SUBMIT FOR FREE

Cash prizes up to $2000!

 

WOJ Youth Reporter Sizzle

By: Sam Fredericks
Learn about the Woj Youth Reporter Award!

A step by step guide for becoming a MY HERO Youth Reporter

for Middle and High School Teachers and Students

Youth Reporter Workbook [excerpt]
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Mentoring Opportunity Available! Seeking submissions for the MY HERO Youth Journalist Mentoring Program! Click image below to learn more.

2024 youth journalist wanted
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There are two ways to apply for the Youth Journalist Mentor Program.

1. Make a short film about your hero (described above).

2. Submit an Essay about your hero, learn More here:

Essay- contest- student reporters

Congratulations to the 2023 WINNERS!

WOJ HIGH SCHOOL DOCUMENTARY WINNER - OASIS | BAYCAT
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WOJ HIGH SCHOOL DOCUMENTARY WINNER - FINDING HOME | LOYOLA HIGH SCHOOL
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WOJ MIDDLE SCHOOL DOCUMENTARY WINNER - FANNIE LOU HAMER | BATCHELOR MIDDLE SCHOOL
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ANNOUNCING THE 2022 WINNERS!

HIGH SCHOOL DOCUMENTARY WINNER

2022 iff woj jose rizal winner
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MIDDLE SCHOOL DOCUMENTARY WINNER

2022 IFF WOJ MIDDLE CARL LUTZ WINNER
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MIDDLE SCHOOL WOMEN HEROES WINNER

2022 IFF WOJ AMELIA EARHART WINNER
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VIEW THE AWARDS CEREMONY FOR THE 2021 WOJ Youth Reporter Awards

Produced by:The MY HERO Project

The WOJ Youth Reporter Award invites youth reporters to create short films on heroes making a positive difference in their community and the world. This award is presented by Esther Wojcicki, an outstanding media arts educator, author and reporter.

2021 WOJ YOUTH REPORTER AWARD 

HIGH SCHOOL CREATIVE - WINNER

AS AN ASTHMATIC
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2021 WOJ YOUTH REPORTER AWARD 

HIGH SCHOOL DOCUMENTARY WINNER

TRANSPARENCY: Becoming Oliver
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2021 WOJ YOUTH REPORTER AWARD 

MIDDLE SCHOOL DOCUMENTARY WINNER

Thank a Hero: Maurice Hilleman
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This award is presented by Esther Wojcicki, an outstanding media arts educator, author and reporter. Short films, ten minutes and under must be submitted online to The MY HERO International Film Festival The Award comes with cash prizes up to 500. 

MY HERO has a rich library of short winning films to review and Media Arts Education resources to help those interested in creating work for this special prize.

The mission of The MY HERO Project is to use media, art and technology to celebrate the best humanity. MY HERO will not publish work that promotes hatred, violence, racism or sexism.

All work submitted must be original. We look forward to seeing your short films. For a student submission fee waiver please email [email protected]

FREE MEDIA ARTS EDUCATION RESOURCES TO GET YOU STARTED!


Organizer created on 5/27/2021 1:53:10 PM by Wendy Milette

Last edited 2/25/2024 12:57:11 AM by Rachel Priebe

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