Coaches Tony Hernandez and Kevin Kinder meet with students at the 2012 Lemke Journalism Project.

Coaches Tony Hernandez (back left) and Kevin Kinder (back middle) meet with students at the 2012 Lemke Journalism Project.

The Lemke Journalism Project  is an annual newspaper program for high school students interested in writing about diversity issues in northwest Arkansas.

LJP runs for six weeks in the early spring. The project culminates in the publication of the student-written Multicultural News. In 2015, several students participated in video interviews, which have been posted to YouTube.

2 females in UATV 136x112Sponsor

  • Walter J. Lemke Department of Journalism of the University of Arkansas

female at screen 136x180Funding

  • Tyson Foods Inc.
  • Northwest Arkansas Newspapers Inc.

See the LJP About page for more information.

Application forms can be downloaded from the LJP Apply page, where key details about the program can be found as well.

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