Are you a student at an Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards (IHSMTA) Participating school (click here for list) with a passion for musical theatre, social media, and news reporting? We are seeking Student Reporter applicants to cover the Broadway In Chicago Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards on Monday, May 6, 2019. From the applicants, one student will be selected to work with the Broadway In Chicago Social Media team to cover the Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards on social media.
The ideal candidate is a student who loves theatre, is poised and energetic on camera, confident with their social media skills, and interested in news journalism. For the 2019 IHSMTA Student Reporter search, applicants must not be students who have played a qualifying role in their school’s musical and have applied, or will apply, to participate as a nominee at IHSMTA.
In addition, The Jimmy Awards is seeking two Student Reporters from around the country to travel to New York and cover the 2019 Jimmy Awards on social media. The student selected as the IHSMTA Student Reporter will be submitted to be considered for a position as the Jimmy Awards student reporter, so they must be available May 6 (IHSMTA) and June 23-25 (the Jimmy Awards).
DEADLINE EXTENEDED: The deadline for IHSMTA Student Reporter Submissions has been extended to Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Please email [email protected] with any questions.
To apply, CLICK HERE for the application link. Please note, the Student Reporter Application requires a letter of recommendation from a teacher or director. This letter of recommendation may be e-mailed directly from the teacher/director to [email protected] We will pair the letter with the student reporter candidate’s application. We can’t wait to see your creative submissions!