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Gain free hands-on multimedia skills at Digital Media Skills Clinic

June 19, 2019



Special thanks to WFLA Rod Carter, News Channel 8 anchor, for visiting John Hopkins Middle School and sharing his journalistic expertise. Carter spoke about his career and provided some great interviewing tips. His visit was part of the Digital Media Skills Clinic which is open to all Pinellas County middle and high school students.


The goal of this free media skills clinic is to push students’ design, writing, photography, leadership, web and multimedia skills to the limit with hands-on instruction. This is also an opportunity to improve a student’s knowledge and skill level in digital cameras, Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, InDesign, writing for the web and more. Participants get to interview real people and to tell their story in a compelling multimedia format. The training is designed to give scholars a well-rounded understanding of digital media and marketing. Each session will be presented by local media professionals.

The remaining sessions are:

  •  Learn How to Capture and Edit Video - July 9 from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  •  Hone Your Writing and Proofreading skills - July 16 from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  •  Advance Your Skills in InDesign and Photoshop - July 18 from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  •  Learn how to Record Podcasts July 31 from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


All sessions are John Hopkins Middle School. Click here to learn more or to register for the clinics or email Crystal Pruitt, coordinator for Pinellas County Schools Centers for  Journeys in Journalism and Multimedia Studies program, contact at