Apply now! Don’t miss the 2023 Student Academy in Boston!

By Ryan Mercado 

Students from across the country will spend an all-expenses paid week producing stories with  the SRL team this summer — will you be one of them? PBS NewHour Student Reporting Labs is excited to announce that the 2023 Student Academy is June 21-29 in Boston, Massachusetts in collaboration with GBH

Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited to apply for a week of journalism training and hands-on story production. All costs are covered for accepted students. First, check out these guidelines and then APPLY HERE by March 12

This year, SRL is partnering with the Department of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College to provide students with a unique campus experience — from dorms to state-of-the-art equipment access. To get a taste of the student experience, watch this wrap video from last summer’s Academy in Phoenix.


  • Fully paid trip to Boston, MA., including travel, lodging and meals
  • Access to one of the top media colleges in the country
  • Unique experience that teaches vital video journalism, storytelling, production and communication skills
  • Connection to experienced and influential media professionals through one-on-one coaching
  • Access to a national community of like-minded peers
  • Screening event hosted at GBH celebrating the week’s student-produced stories

APPLY HERE  by Sunday March 12, 2023 at 11:59 PT. The SRL Team will notify all applicants of selection decisions by April 3, 2023.