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

Welcome back to "YC Spotlight," our new weekly series highlighting the exciting, enlightening media that gets created at the Youth Channel in the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center. Today, we turn our attention to "Young Lords Way," a short feature covering a street naming...
We've got a different kind of Clip of the Week to share today - and it's so fun! Check out this quick video from last night's Summer Youth Employment Program graduation ceremony at the...
Welcome to our very first installment of "YC Spotlight," a new weekly blog series dedicated to highlighting the innovative, dynamic media produced by talented young people at MNN's Youth Channel. Our first featured video offers an authentic flavor from NYC's summer scene: the popular Park Jams held by...