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Clip of the Week: Youth Channel Certified Producer Promo

Classes, Clip of the Week, Community Media, MNN El Barrio Firehouse, MNN Youth Channel, News and Views By Lee Walker Helland

Happy Friday, everyone! Today's Clip of the Week features not just the awesome production work, but the quality, innovative services and training offered by the Youth Channel (YC) up at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center.

The staff and producers at YC are as creative and driven as people come, and they work hard on every minute of the wide-ranging media they produce. Case in point: Check out our featured clip - this promo for the training available to young people at the Youth Media Center. We love the music, energy and vibe - and, of course, the actual certification program that's being promoted.

Here's what we need you to do: Share the promo, along with a link to YC's website, with...

Add Pro-Level TV Production and Community Journalism To Your Resume With an Internship at MNN’s Youth Channel

Community Media, MNN El Barrio Firehouse, MNN Youth Channel By Lee Walker Helland

MNN’s Youth Channel (YC), the education and training program for young Manhattan residents, seeks applicants for its new Community Communications Internship. Interested candidates aged 18 to 24 should apply by Wednesday, May 7th.

Offered in the Youth Media Center at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse in Harlem, the Community Communications Internship provides hands-on experience in field and television studio production, cross-platform programming and community journalism. Working with the Lead Youth Producer in a state-of-the-art facility, interns create original documentaries for broadcast on MNN’s cable channels and short-form videos intended for new media platforms.

YC productions highlight important justice and cultural work happening in NYC. Previous subjects have included Stop & Frisk, the Morales-Shakur Student Center shutdown at CCNY...

Producers: Submit Your Work for the 2014 Hometown Media Awards By April 30!

Community Media, Events, MNN Youth Channel, News and Views, Programming Highlights By Lee Walker Helland

It’s that time again! The submission deadline for this year’s Hometown Media Awards is Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Entries will be considered for recognition in dozens of categories and celebrated at the awards dinner in Philadelphia this August. Our network’s Community Producers will pay a reduced submission fee of $50 for being affiliated with MNN!

Sponsored by the Alliance for Community Media (ACM), a national nonprofit that supports free speech and civic engagement through local media, the Hometown Media Awards is the largest competition for public-access programming. The awards honor shows that address community needs, foster involvement and offer viewers a TV experience that breaks from the conventional commercial format.

Last year, MNN nabbed four awards out of more than 1,000 submissions: "The Chris Gethard Show...