Youth Media Center

Manhattan Neighborhood Network's Youth Media Center

The YMC

MNN's Youth Media Center (YMC) creates opportunities for youth to create media, share stories, and impact their communities. 

Upcoming Youth Bootcamps & Workshops

The Youth Media Center provides training in the technical, creative, and social aspects of media making. Participants learn the fundamental skills of story development, framing, and composition, camera, and equipment operation, video editing as well as community and social justice issues. 

All Youth Media Center classes are held at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center (175 East 104th Street).

NOTE: All participants must be 14-21 years old.

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On-Camera 101

This youth workshop breaks down the basics of on-camera reporting while providing you with tips to battle your nerves.

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The Youth Channel is a production from Manhattan Neighborhood Network's Youth Media Center. The YMC has a mission to develop 21st-century communicators and critical thinkers and provides New York City youth with high...

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The Youth Channel is a production from Manhattan Neighborhood Network's Youth Media Center. The YMC has a mission to develop 21st-century communicators and critical thinkers and...

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The Youth Channel is a production from Manhattan Neighborhood Network's Youth Media Center. The YMC has a mission to develop 21st-century communicators and critical thinkers and provides New York City youth with high...

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