Why Youth Media

Student Reporting Labs connect students with a network of public broadcasting mentors and an innovative journalism curriculum to develop digital media, critical thinking and communication skills while producing original news reports.

About Us

From the Reporting Labs

  • Help wanted: citizen scientists needed to clean plastic from the beaches of Hawaii

    Maui Waena Intermediate School

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  • Patty D’Andrea uses horses to help youth with disabilities at the Healing Horse Ranch

    Manor High School

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  • The First Robotics Competition prepares students for a bright future

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  • Citizen Scientists help monitor the reintroduction of Elk to Jackson County, Wisconsin

    Black River Falls High School

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  • Teens don’t always have a reliable food source

    Forestview High School

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  • Flint water is still in crisis and residents speak out

    Royal Oak High School

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I was totally bowled over. I was also, admittedly, overwhelmed a little by the challenges ahead–but only in a way that inspired me to want to meet those challenges. I really can’t say enough good things about this training and program.

Joanna Greer
Silver Spring, MD

“I still have to pinch myself when I think of how I fell into this program. This is the most engaging educational program in the country. What else gives students a chance to research, collaborate, problem solve, create, write, speak, all for an authentic audience of the highest caliber?”

Michael Conard
Detroit, MI