New York City – The Aspiring Writers Mentoring Program is now open for application for its second phase. On May 7, 2016, program director Marivir Montebon and former New York Times senior editor Terry Schwadron will provide an initial orientation into the program and about community-based journalism. This will be from 10 AM to 3 PM. Venue is on the Oak Room 2nd Floor on 4West 43rd Street, NY, NY between 5th and 6th Avenues.
The Mentoring program aims to synergize the interest of aspiring writers, whether community- or school-based with the expertise and experience of professional journalists. It aims to ensure excellent and ethical reporting of issues on immigration, women, economics, politics, and culture.
The writing program is sponsored by the National Writers Union Service Organization and OSM! Online magazine www.justcliqit.com. In 2015, the program was successfully launched through the help of the Len Ragozin Foundation.
Participants Justine Calma and Mona Lunot Kuker will share their experience in the program’s first phase.
Interested parties are asked to complete a registration form and pay a minimum fee of $20 for the workshop, materials, and snacks. For details, please email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Featured photo is Marivir Montebon, program director, and Terry Schwadron, former NYT senior editor.)