Rising junior Jackson Fryburger has been accepted into Stanford University's "Newsroom by the Bay" summer program. Jackson will attend the elite journalism program in Palo Alto, California, June 30-July 7.
The program blends journalism basics with 21st century digital literacy and multimedia training. "Newsroom by the Bay" helps student journalists become better storytellers, team members, and leaders, while experiencing the beautiful Stanford University campus. The program is taught by award-winning educators and journalists with professional journalists and authors with insights on new media as guest speakers.
Jackson covers the Georgia Bulldogs as Lead Writer for UGA Wire, a USA Today Sports Media Group (UTSMG) digital property. He also writes for other UTSMG sites covering the Atlanta Falcons, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars, Los Angeles Rams, Ohio State Buckeyes, and Tennessee Volunteers, and is assisting with the launch of a new UTSMG site for the Alabama Crimson Tide.