News - MNN El Barrio Firehouse
The free gatherings we hold in our 59th Street and El Barrio Firehouse studios offer a chance for community producers to network, pick up technical tips and-- of course-- have fun. We've got an absolutely stellar lineup this fall. Check out the list (and RSVP links) below!
Thursday, October 9: Design Yourself: Personal Branding
From 6:30 to 8:30 pm on Thursday, October 9 at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center, learn from Firehouse producer Nadia Y. Munoz how successful brands have launched and grown, and how to develop a personal brand across digital platforms. No RSVP required!
Friday, October 24: Promo Day
Back by popular demand! On Friday, October 24 from 1 pm to 10 pm at MNN's 59th Street studios, MNN will provide the studio, background, music and editing, while you provide the talent! Have a snappy 30-second video promo made just for you. They're great for sending out via social media, newsletters and more! Space is limited; RSVP by ...
Today's YC Spotlight turns our attention to an issue the hardworking producers at MNN's Youth Channel have diligently covered: youth incarceration.
In this video, Angelo Pinto, manager of the Correctional Association of New York's Raise the Age campaign, explores the financial aspects of incarcerating young people. In New York State, a year at a youth detention center costs about $270,000 per year; state prisons run up to $70,000 per year. Compare those figures to the cost of four years at a community college -- approximately $23,000 per year -- and you raise a lot of questions about how we as a society choose to spend money and the tendency to favor "control" over enrichment.
Pinto is a knowledgeable and eloquent advocate. ...
Looking to kick-start your career as a media producer? Own a business-- or aspire to someday? Come to "Design Yourself: Personal Branding," a free upcoming workshop at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center.
Firehouse producer Nadia Y. Munoz will explain how successful brands have launched and grown, and how to develop a personal brand across digital platforms and more.
Join us Thursday, October 9th at 6:30 pm the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center!