Empowering local voices and diverse views.

Established in 1992, Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) is a media learning, production, and distribution hub that promotes creative expression, independent voices and community engagement.

MNN offers a creative and collaborative community, open to all ages, races, ethnicities, national origins, sexes, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, faiths and religions, abilities, and regardless of socio-economic status.

We operate two state-of-the-art media production and education facilities in Manhattan and run Manhattan's public access TV channels, reaching some 500,000 cable subscribers in the borough. 

MNN offers affordable training in video production, editing and broadcasting to Manhattan residents who wish to become Community Producers with MNN.

MNN also produces the cable and digital channel NYXT.nyc, presented in partnership with more than 100 Manhattan community-based organizations, NYXT.nyc shines a spotlight on groups that are working to connect people and build neighborhoods. NYXT.nyc is available on Spectrum 1992, FiOS 38, and online at nyxt.nyc.

In addition, MNN offers MNN-FSTV, a partnership with independent media network Free Speech TV. MNN FSTV is available on Spectrum 1301 and FiOS 39.

Hours of Operation

Main Administration Office
Monday - Friday: 9 am- 5 pm

59th St. Editing & Studio Facilities:
Monday - Friday: 1 pm- 7 pm

MNN El Barrio Firehouse
Tuesday - Friday: 1 pm- 7 pm
Saturday: 11 am- 5 pm

 

MNN 2022 Holiday Closings
Jan 1, 2022 - New Year’s Day 
Jan 17 - MLK, Jr. Day
Feb 21 - Presidents' Day
May 30 - Memorial Day
Jul 4 - Independence Day
Sep 5 - Labor Day
Oct 10 - Columbus Day
Nov 24 - Thanksgiving Day
Dec 26 - Christmas Day (Observed)
Jan 2, 2023 - New Year’s Day (Observed)   
                                                                                                                                               
Please note that the MNN El Barrio Firehouse will be closed the Saturday before any holiday that falls on a Monday.

Our Channels

Policies

MNN's programming, submission, facility usage, student, and privacy policies, and MNN's code of conduct/community standards.

Our Locations

Seven Sound Editing Tips for DaVinci Resolve

September 14, 2022

The quality of our audio can significantly affect a viewer's experience of the video. It's understandable how creating quality audio can be neglected when we're focused on the visual. But the quality of our visual work can get lost when the audio isn't handled effectively.

Tips for Setting up Your Rodecaster Pro for Your Podcast

August 31, 2022

So, you've been thinking about developing your own podcast and you've selected the Rodecaster Pro to be one of the tools you're using to produce it. Like any creative endeavor it's important to remember that the tools help us to hone our vision, but they can't make the podcast sound great on their...