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Teen applicants sought for Urban Journalism Workshop

| Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 6:37 p.m.

The Pittsburgh Black Media Federation has slots available for its 31st annual Frank Bolden Urban Journalism Workshop for teens.

The free program will take place Aug. 2-9 at Point Park University, Downtown.

Applications are being accepted online at www.pbmf.org until May 15.

Students who will be high school juniors or seniors in the 2014-15 school year and 2014 high school graduates are invited to apply.

During the workshop, which will be led by media professionals, students produce projects in print, online, photo, radio and television journalism.

The program is designed to encourage local black students to pursue careers in journalism, but students of any ethnicity and geographic location are welcome to apply.

For more information, contact Christopher T. Moore at CMoore@WQED.org, 412-622-1388 or 800-876-1316.

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