A Backpack Journalist

What’s Your Story? Fall and Winter – Writing & Photography Workshops

July 23, 2013

ATLANTA, GEORGIA LOCATION:  BRANDON HALL SCHOOL, ATLANTA - Dunwoody area September 28, 2013 & November 9, 2013 So what's your story? Now we know youth get technology!  In fact, they can teach us a thing or t...

Nature Storytelling plus a lesson in Conservation by Senator Mark Udall from Colorado!

July 20, 2013

ATLANTA, GEORGIA Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Park has partnered with the teaching staff of A Backpack Journalist to present a 3-day Nature Learning Adventure that includes incorporating basic journalism skills such as how to observe, gather information, writ...

Save the date – October 5, 2013 – A COWBOY SALUTE!

July 7, 2013

A Cowboy Salute to the Military Family!  (and wounded warriors, military members and their families). CALVIN CENTER - Hampton, Georgia! Save the date – October 5, 2013 – Calvin Center, Hampton, Georgia 548-Acre Retreat & Conferen...

A chance meeting! A Backpack Journalist spends time with author of A FORT OF NINE TOWERS!

A BackpackJournalist - Atlanta

July 5, 2013

ATLANTA, GEORGIA July 5, 2013 We know of Afghanistan  as a country that's been war torn for many years.  We hear and see it in the news.   Today, I sat down with  Qais Akbar Omar, the author of A FORT OF NINE TOWERS,...

Share your patriotic message and Bank of America donates to support wounded warriors!

July 4, 2013

Happy July 4th! Check out this link to view some of the uploaded photos and messages to support our military servicemen and women and their families.  For every upload - Bank of America Foundation donates $1.00 to the Wounded...

KUDOS to ESPN for assembling this special video! Honoring our Military Servicemembers!

July 4, 2013

Check out this link - it's a powerful collection of special moments between our military service members and their families back home. Plus coming home! KUDOS to ESPN for assembling this special video! Jcs Jamalovic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dKWq0CzK-k  ...

Backpackers – check your calendar! October 19, 2013!

July 1, 2013

ATLANTA, GEORGIA & WASHINGTON, DC Backpackers - ie youth who have attended one of our workshops listen up! A national newspaper, located in a major metropolitan city,  has invited us in to hold a one-day event at their...

Backpackers visit Volunteers from Point of Light at the World War II Memorial, and find another story! Read on!

June 24, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC June 22, 2013 The World War II Memorial is always busy with lots of visitors. We are there to find the volunteers, who attended the Points of Light Conference (Service Unites) and are spending the m...

Hands on Scholastic Journalism for youth!
ENews – it’s the news!