Manhattan Community Media

  • Manhattan Community Media

    Manhattan Neighborhood Network is the country's largest community media center. We supply the training, equipment, facilities, and channels you need to create your own TV show. Get involved.

  • Expand your Mind in El Barrio

    MNN’s El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center is a local hub for adults and youth interested in learning about media production, exploring El Barrio's rich culture and working for social justice. Learn more.

  • Create Engaging Media

    By enrolling in MNN's small, low-cost classes, Manhattan residents develop the skills they need to share their stories and create the best local programming on television. Register for classes today.

  • More Platforms Than Ever

    With 5 channels (and counting!) and live streaming, MNN provides community producers the opportunity to share their work with audiences in Manhattan and beyond. Watch Now.


  • Produce Your Own Television Show

    MNN’s professional equipment and state-of-the-art studios give community producers the space to create high-quality, broadcast-ready media. Explore our facilities.

  • Submit a Show in 3 Easy Steps

    Submitting a show to air on one of MNN's five channels is simple! Just fill out a timeslot request form, upload your media and promote your show. Learn more.


MNN El Barrio Firehouse kicks-off Women's History Month with the special "The State of the World from a Feminist Perspective".
In the #metoo era how do you protect against sexual harassment in the workplace?
Stories help us communicate with and entertain one another. The best stories have tightly structured narratives that lead toward a singular goal and uncover a fundamental truth. This process can be challenging, especially when you operate alone. Later this month, we are hosting a meetup for Certified Producers who would like to improve their storytelling ability. A select group will have the...
Due to inclement weather, all MNN facilities will be closed on Monday, March 4, 2019. Stay safe and stay warm!
Congestion pricing in NYC what does this mean for the average commuter?
Is natural hair a no no in your workplace? Now it's against the law but what does that mean?
Longtime MNN producer Vinny Vella has passed at age 72 after a long battle with liver cancer. A true raconteur, bon vivant, and man about town, Vinny was born on Bleecker Street and was a lifelong resident of Little Italy.


Upcoming Events and Classes at MNN

Represent NYC

Represent NYC is a weekly program that gives local elected officials and candidates the chance to update voters about the issues shaping the future of the city. 

Clip of the Week

Watch Reclaiming Pride, as thirteen Reclaim Pride Coalition members share their first pride experiences, explain their opposition to the current corporate-dominated pride parade, and how they plan to restore a human rights agenda to Pride Day with the Queer Liberation March on Sunday, June 30th.

YC Spotlight

Join Youth Producers in “Multilingualism & The Changes in Immigration,” as they speak with Aurora Flores, Rhina Valentin, and Sarah Lafkir about the beauty of different cultures, languages, and the changes in immigration.