Ohio Chapter USHWA to offer scholarship to Hirt Workshop

Columbus, OH – The Ohio Chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association (USHWA) is offering one Ohio based journalism student the opportunity to participate in the Clyde Hirt Journalism Workshop from August 3 – 6, 2022 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

The college or grad student will be learning through writing and editing sessions, tours and reporting drills. Students will be asked to file stories focusing on one of harness racing’s biggest events, the $1-million Hambletonian (August 6).

There is no cost to the student during the workshop – meals and lodging expense are covered by USHWA and travel expenses (up to $500) will be covered by the Ohio Chapter.

Any Ohio college journalism student or resident interested is asked to submit an application and writing samples by July 8, 2022. For an application, please contact Jay Wolf at jugpublicity@outlook.com.

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