A Backpack Journalist

Website Update:

January 6, 2013

For immediate release:  A Backpack Journalist is now on line with a new "digital newspaper".  www.abackpackjournalist.com. We will uploading our video stories throughout 2013 and they will rotate often.  The "backpackers...

Our Modules

January 4, 2013

Each module found in a subject track is available in print or PDF/Digital. The entire set includes powerpoints with each module for training purposes, and separate curricula for staff/teachers.  In the student guide, all content is written for the youth or adult learner, and may be shared/photo...

Digital Storytelling

January 3, 2013

At A Backpack Journalist we report to print and the web.  In 2012-2013, our goal is to also provide video stories.  Our stories are interviews and coverage of special events. We update this section often.  We post our video...

Kentucky National Guard A Backpack Journalists visit The Traveling Wall that Heals!

October 9, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Backpack Journalists from the Kentucky National Guard Visit The Wall That Heals Story and photos by Ms. Avery Marie Witt Milton,  West  Virginia  ␣  October 7, 2012 It's not every Thursday tha...


June 22, 2012

Be sure and visit: http://www.missionsmallbusiness.com It is the Chase and Living Social new challenge!  Read and Vote for A Backpack Journalist as we propose to reach 2000 youth across the US in  A Backpack Journalist...

Moment of Silence- 12:01 PM – Monday, May 28, 2012

May 25, 2012

Pledge a moment of silence at 12:01pm this Memorial Day to honor the fallen. Check out www.IAVA.org  

A Backpack Journalist – now writing for EXAMINER.COM

December 23, 2011

Check this out - A Backpack Journalist - is now writing for the Examiner. Com - Atlanta!   WE love the Pentagon Channel and this article contains all the links you need to access Christmas programming!  Shown ...

Special Thanksgiving Message

November 26, 2011

To all military youth who have spent time writing with our teaching staff and Interns - we wish a safe and happy Thanksgiving Holiday! We thank you for sharing with us and others! A Backpack Journalist team of teachers and...

Georgia Veterans Day Parade – Atlanta, Georgia & Freedom Ball – November 12, 2011 (11:11 am kick off)

November 16, 2011

“Honoring the Greatest Generation, Our World War II Veterans” 30th Annual – Veterans Day Parade and Freedom Ball 12 November 2011 Reported by A Backpack Journalist The parade was to start at exactly 11:11 am. ...

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