Media Program  

Program Information      
The Texas FFA Convention Student Media Program provides a semi-professional environment for students to cultivate skills related to journalism, photography, video production. It is a week-long experiential learning environment that enables members to apply creativity and technical skills in a fun and practical setting.  

The staff will have their work published online at, the convention app, and on the association’s various social media outlets.
We are excited to fill these positions with hard-working, responsible FFA members who are ready to learn!

Applications will open April 1st. 

How to Apply      
Application includes:
  • Applicant Information and Qualifications
  • Subject Knowledge Quiz - Spelling/Grammar Quiz (Reporters Only) or Visual Arts Quiz (Photographers and Video Editor/Reporters Only)
  • Previous Work Samples - Two Writing Samples (Reporters), Three Photography Samples (Photographers), or One Video Sample (Video Editor/Reporters)
  • Advisor Recommendation Statement

Important Advisor Information      
Advisors, please note the following:
  • Once selected, all staff will have to have an agreement and health form signed by a guardian and advisor.
  • There is no additional fee attached to participation in the program.
  • Participation in the program does not wave or cover the student’s convention registration. All accepted staff members must be registered for the event by their advisors in conjunction with their chapter.
  • Participants can serve as chapter voting delegates, however, previous notification must be made to the program coordinator.
  • Lunch and dinner will be provided Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of the event
  • Housing and transportation to and from the center are not provided.
  • It is recommended that all staff bring a laptop to the event for the week. in addition, photographers and video editors/reporters should bring their own professional cameras and editing software. If the resources are not available, please reach out to the program coordinator.
  • A detailed schedule will be provided the month prior to the event. However, a tentative schedule can be found here.