What is WJMC?

About WJMC
George Mason University, along with the Newseum, is the host of the Washington Journalism and Media Conference (WJMC) and each summer welcomes high school student leaders from all over the country as National Youth Correspondents. With its distinguished list of faculty, guest speakers, and direct access to the political scene of D.C., the Washington Journalism and Media conference is the place to be for aspiring journalists and student leaders. The week-long program, held on George Mason University's state of the art campus, will encourage and inspire young leaders from across the country who desire a unique experience focused on the future of this dynamic industry. National Youth Correspondents join the Mason community which includes students and faculty from all over the world. Mason is both the largest public university in Virginia and one of the most culturally diverse universities in the nation.

Our Partner: The Newseum
The Newseum is Washington, D.C.'s most interactive museum with over 250,000 square-feet of news history, galleries and exhibits. Located between the White House and the U.S. Capitol the Newseum features seven levels of galleries, theaters, studio spaces and changing exhibits. The Newseum's mission is to "educate the public about the value of a free press in a free society and tells the stories of the world's important events in unique and engaging ways - [it] blends 500 years of new history, up-to-the-second technology and hands-on exhibits for a one-of-a-kind museum experience."