News - MNN Youth Channel
Students from this year’s Summer Youth Employment Program hosted by the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center covered the Climate Justice Youth Summit. In this clip, organizers hold a Direct Action Workshop to prepare for the Youth for the Climate Justice March.
Hear from summit attendees and from organizations like 350.org, a global network of climate activists, as they talk about the meaning of #DirectAction, and how the movement might lead to a better world.
The MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center’s Youth Channel (YC) has some exciting new internship opportunities to offer. The groundbreaking center is looking for journalists and media makers ages 18-24 who are passionate about reporting on community news to join their innovative digital-journalism team. The deadline to apply is Friday, September 19th.
Youth Channel productions highlight important social-justice and cultural work taking place in NYC. Interns gain significant experience and training in field and television studio production, cross-platform programing, and community journalism. Here's the internship lineup:
Community Journalism: Produce 5-minute news segments for cross-platform programming, reporting on community events or working as a beat video reporter in El Barrio. All Community Journalists attend production meetings, have creative control over their stories, crew on other journalist's production teams, and edit on Final Cut Pro.
Applied Research: Trained to produce graphics for cross-platform...
1) Youth Field Production with Community Journalism
An eight-week training course in camera and editing with an emphasis on news production; this fast paced class focuses on quick turn around of projects from ideas to final products with stories centered on community.
Thursdays & Saturdays, beginning September 25 through November 15
Learn to produce a show in a state-of-the-art TV studio. This...