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Club SpotLight: 🔦Meet the Multi-Media Reporting Crew

Tupelo High's Hi-Times Newspaper class gets a much needed update.

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Club SpotLight: 🔦Meet the Multi-Media Reporting Crew

Miyaa White leads the rest of the Multi-Media Reporting class discussion in a Maestro session planning out the Winter Issue of the Hi-Times. The staff is trying to brainstorm interesting stories that are relevant and relatable to most THS Students.

Miyaa White leads the rest of the Multi-Media Reporting class discussion in a Maestro session planning out the Winter Issue of the Hi-Times. The staff is trying to brainstorm interesting stories that are relevant and relatable to most THS Students.

Hi-TImes Staff

Miyaa White leads the rest of the Multi-Media Reporting class discussion in a Maestro session planning out the Winter Issue of the Hi-Times. The staff is trying to brainstorm interesting stories that are relevant and relatable to most THS Students.

Hi-TImes Staff

Hi-TImes Staff

Miyaa White leads the rest of the Multi-Media Reporting class discussion in a Maestro session planning out the Winter Issue of the Hi-Times. The staff is trying to brainstorm interesting stories that are relevant and relatable to most THS Students.

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Multi-Media Reporting (formally Hi-Times)
Adviser: Shari Chumley
Students involved:
Current Staff members are: Takyla Waite, Marcus Little, Nastassjia Walker, Laura Layton, Jakyra Stribling, Gabby Adams, Zay Beene, Jamia Ford, Maddie Williams and Miyaa White
First Semester Staff Members: Zarria Coleman, Umayah Cox and Myiesha Lee

Purpose: To report on the happenings and events at THS as well as topics of interest to THS Students and community, To learn to be better and more professional journalists and To produce a newspaper, news website and run social media accounts.

Weekly/Monthly Activities:
We report on school events and publish them to social media, the THS Current website, and in the printed issues of the Hi-Times school newspaper. This year we’re adding a new feature, a Podcast called “The Tupelo Tea ☕️”. This podcast will cover a broad range of topics from the mundane to the important that affect THS Students.

Special Activities:
We attend the Mississippi Scholastic Press Association convention and competition. Next year we plan to attend the National Scholastic Journalism Conference in Nashville TN. We have special speakers from the Journalism profession come speak to our class.

Membership requirements:
Students must be in the Multi-Media Reporting class.

When can students join:
During class sign ups. But students who are interested in submitting items for publications should see Mrs. Chumley.

Benefits of being on the staff:

  • Students involved in Multi-Media Reporting learn life and communication skills that will help with other classes and future activities.
  • Students learn about the field and craft of journalism including reporting, graphic design and photography.
  • Students get to interview/interact with a variety of people at THS and in other organizations outside of their normal classes and social groups.
  • Students are able to interview/interact with a number of people in our community as well as local and state government.
  • Students who cover sports get first hand experience with sideline reporting and photography.
  • Students have their work published in the printed paper as well as on several digital platforms including the website and social media.
  • Students have the opportunity to submit their work to local, state, regional and national competitions.
  • Students have the opportunity to take field trips to state and national competitions.
    ble to interview/interact with a number of people in our community as well as local and state government.
  • Students who cover sports get first hand experience with sideline reporting and photography.
  • Students have their work published in the printed paper as well as on several digital platforms including the website and social media.
  • Students have the opportunity to submit their work to local, state, regional and national competitions.
  • Students have the opportunity to take field trips to state and national competitions.

Takyla Waite
Zay Beene looks on while Laura Layton helps Gabby Adams plot out an editorial comic for the next issue of the Hi-Times during their first block Multi-Media Reporting Class.

Hi-Times Staff
The Multi-Media Reporting staff brainstorm the next printed issue of the Hi-Times newspaper during this semester’s first Maestro session. The Maestro method is used to plan out whole issues of the newspaper at one time.

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Takyla Waite, Multi-Media Reporting and Album Staff

I joined the album because I genuinely enjoy taking pictures of people having a good time and I thought it would be cool to make a book condensing one...

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