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Youth Journalism International Overview
Youth Journalism International connects teen writers, artists and photographers -- including Jessica Elsayed in Egypt -- with peers around the globe, teaches journalism, fosters cross-cultural understanding, and promotes and defends a free youth press.
As Hartford magazine put it in 2011, YJI "serves as a training ground for aspiring young journalists, and has created a close-knit global community of young writers who are intent on making a difference in the world." ............To learn more about Jessica Elsayed, click on the donate button.
Since 1994, Youth Journalism International has trained more than 500 young people in journalism, helped more than 200 get published and built thousands of connections among young people in more than 30 countries.
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I'm honored to be part of YJI. They played important role in my life.
- They gave me the opportunity to publish my photojournalism.
- They helped me when I was attacked in demonstration and my camera was stolen, they made campaign and brought me other equipment.
- They always motivate me and ...
Though I have only been a reporter for Youth Journalism International for a short time, the experience is beyond my expectations. I am motivated to work on journalism at a professional level, all thanks to the great tips and comments from Jackie and Steve. What's more, YJI has become a community of ...
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My wife and I began our journalism careers as students with Youth Journalism International.
We're now both award-winning professional reporters who have been published by a number of newspapers and now work for the News & Record in Greensboro, NC.
We use the skills we learned from YJI's Jackie ...
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