59th St Open Studio

Reopening of MNN Facilities

MNN will begin a limited and phased reopening of our studio and edit facilities at our 59th Street and El Barrio Firehouse Community Media centers beginning the week of May 3rd. Make your online reservations now for the available studios, edit stations, and cameras.


Empowering local voices and diverse views.

Manhattan Neighborhood Network is a media learning, production, and distribution hub that promotes creative expression, independent voices and community engagement.

Decision NYC: Mark Levine and Brad Hoylman

Gotham Gazette's Ben Max talks with Manhattan Borough President hopefuls Mark Levine and Brad Hoylman.

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Airs Friday at 6pm on MNN1 and MNNHD

Upcoming Classes & Events

Info Session


MNN's info session explores our mission, services and how you can become involved.

Are you ready to make media that matters?

Whether you want to learn how to manage a crew in our multi-camera studios, how to capture a great story in the field, or how to edit your media, MNN has a class for you.

Join the digital media revolution and embark on your journey to becoming a community producer at MNN with access to our state-of-the-art media production equipment.

Register for INFO SESSION

Class schedule

MNN Online

MNN’s Online Learning initiatives provide MNN community producers with virtual support on media projects, learning opportunities to continue building your production skills, as well as informational sessions about MNN facilities and services.

Here is what you can expect from MNN’s Online Learning Initiatives.


What is Ranked Choice Voting?

April 20, 2021

In the 2021 City elections, New Yorkers will be using a new system called "ranked choice" to vote. Gotham Gazette editor Ben Max, Brigid Bergin of WNYC radio, Jeff Mays of The New York Times, and Allie Swatek of the Campaign Finance Board discussed the details of this new way of voting on the latest...

COVID-19 Update: MNN facilities will reopen at limited capacity on May 3rd 2021, full details here. All current classes will remain online, and Virtual MNN remains open.

MNN Mourns Loss of Longtime Producer Harold Channer

In Memoriam: Harold Channer

MNN Mourns the Loss of Longtime Producer Harold Channer.

Read more about Harold.