Manhattan Neighborhood Network's Youth Media Center

Established in March 2000, Manhattan Neighborhood Network's Youth Media Center (YMC) develops 21st Century communicators and participants in social justice.
The Youth Media Center offers Manhattan residents ages 14 to 21 free video production training, digital journalism internships and the opportunity to produce social justice focused media on important youth issues for MNN's award-winning Youth Channel, which airs weeknights from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm on MNN4: TWC 67, RCN 85, FiOS 36, and streaming live on

MNN's Youth Media Center is housed at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center.

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Upcoming Youth Events

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More about the YMC

MNN's Youth Media Center offers a variety of classes and workshops for aspiring media makers to produce critical content in a rapidly changing media landscape.
The Youth Channel is looking for journalists and media makers ages 18-24 who are passionate about reporting on community news to join our digital journalism team.
The YMC partners with the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).

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YMC News

The Young Women of Color Health Advocacy Coalition is gearing up for its 5th Annual Power of My Parts - A Film Festival for Youth by Youth , to be held this coming April. The event recognizes National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day by showcasing youth-focused shorts by emerging filmmakers ages 24 and under.
Youth Celebrate Their Production Certification and Screen Their Work By Karina Hurtado-Ocampo, Manager of Youth Programs and Outreach
We’re proud to announce that MNN producers won Hometown Media Awards in four categories this year! The winners will be recognized tonight at a gala in San Francisco.