Youth Media Center

Manhattan Neighborhood Network's Youth Media Center

The YMC

Manhattan Neighborhood Network's Youth Media Center (YMC) develops 21st century communicators and participants in social justice.

MNN's Youth Media Center is dedicated to providing New York City youth with opportunities to create media, share stories and make an impact on their communities.

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.org.

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

Youth Channel Internships

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.

Youth Channel Videos

YC Community: East Harlem Safe Halloween Blast

Our YC Interns attend Union Settlement's Safe Halloween Blast in East Harlem.

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...

YC Event: "Showtime" by Shawn Antoine II screening w/Q&A

Filmmaker Shawn Antoine screened his award-winning short film "Showtime" at MNN's Firehouse. The film takes viewers into the unforgiving world of a New York City subway dancer. You can view a few scenes from the film and the entire Q&A session right here on our Youth Channel.

The Youth Channel is...

YC Facts: #RockThoseReads

YC Interns attend the 7th Annual Literacy Across Harlem March & Book Drive.

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...