Why Youth Media

The PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs (SRL) connects 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

Latest Reporting

  • Goat yoga helps Arizonans connect to nature

  • Welcoming refugees with donated musical instruments

  • How this African dance troupe use performance as a form of a self care

  • Community rally around artist who was arrested for painting bunnies

    Royal Oak High School

  • Teen uses art to fight body shaming

    Rockville High School

  • Portraits help shelter dogs find new homes

    Westwood High School


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“So much of what is accomplished in my classroom is thanks to the lessons you and SRL have taught me.”

Jean Biebel
Wauwatosa, WI

“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 Conrad
Detroit, MI