MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center

In 2012, MNN opened a state-of-the-art community media center at the old Engine Co. 53 Firehouse on East 104th Street in East Harlem. The facility features three HD production studios, including a three-camera studio, as well as editing services and a Youth Media Center. The Firehouse offers many Community Events, and Media Education workshops.

Orientation
On the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm. The Firehouse hosts an Orientation, offering those interested an opportunity to learn more about the classes and certification process. Sign up for the next Orientation here.

Orientacion
Primer Miercoles del mes a las 6:00pm. Para mas informacion sobre nuestros cursos en Español y certificacion para usar nuestros equipos y facilidades. Inscribase para la proxima Orientacion aqui.

The Firehouse on MNN
The MNN El Barrio Firehouse broadcasts its programs on Sundays at 8:00 pm on MNN1 and Thursdays at 8:00 pm on MNN4. They feature artists, writers, poets, and filmmakers, community and social justice activists, and neighborhood residents engaged in advancing human liberation, culture, and politics for the benefit of the community. Programs are streamed on MNN.org. MNN Youth Channel programs air Monday-Friday on MNN4, between 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm.

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Firehouse News

MNN’s state-of-the-art Upper Manhattan production facility, the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center, will open on Saturday’s starting next week. The change in operating hours at the East Harlem site, effective September 29, represents MNN’s commitment to providing local residents with access to media education, production facilities, and community events on a schedule that best suits the largely residential neighborhood.
“When you produce…you’re in charge of curating a culture or genre to the world.”
Youth Celebrate Their Production Certification and Screen Their Work By Karina Hurtado-Ocampo, Manager of Youth Programs and Outreach
MNN’s El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center on Friday hosted the Alliance for Community Media’s Youth Media Summit , a symposium on education, policy, funding and community initiatives supporting digital and news literacy in America’s youth.
We’re proud to announce that MNN producers won Hometown Media Awards in four categories this year! The winners will be recognized tonight at a gala in San Francisco.

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Latest Firehouse Videos

The world as we know it is constantly in a state of chaos, violence and suffering. Can society come together to change for the better? On this episode of “The Radical Imagination,” host Jim Vrettos sits down with Gary Null to discuss human nature and ways to heal our deeply damaged world through transformative politics and economy. Gary Null is an author and host of “...
According to a report by the New York State Department of Health , over 6,200 Long Islanders were living with HIV/AIDS at the end of 2013. On this episode of NBCLA's Health Action TV, former Manhattan Borough President and current President and CEO of the National Black Leadership Commission on Aids (NBLCA) , C...

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Firehouse Hours

Building
Tuesday - Friday: 9am-10pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm 

Field Pickup and Return 
Tuesday - Friday: 12pm-8pm

Edit suites 
Tuesday - Friday: 12pm-9:30pm
Saturday: 10am-5:30pm 

Studios
Tuesday - Friday: 12pm-9:30pm
Saturday: 10am-5:30pm 
 

Summer (July to September)
Monday - Friday: 9am-10pm
 

Firehouse Events

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Firehouse Classes

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