Teen reporters share what they want from the news media in 2019

An increasing number of young people don't trust the news media, so we asked our network of teen reporters what they hope to see from news organizations in 2019

Ask the Alumnus | Colten Birkland

Colten Birkland traveled to SRL’s summer academy from North Dakota in 2016. Recently, he worked with SRL producers on a story about his own community, the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation.

SRL Connected Educator of the Month | November 2018

SRL Connected Educator Michael Falevits brings a sense of optimism to SRL’s Free Spirit Media in Chicago. Mr. Falvits says his role as an educator is to demonstrate the connection between journalism and how it could impact the greater good of humanity.

Station Spotlight | KLRU-TV, Austin PBS

For the past three years, KLRU has recruited SRL students to be a part of  their programming, such as American Graduate Day and Election Day coverage. On November 6, KLRU aired interviews about the youth vote from two of our Texas Labs, Pflugerville High School and Communications Arts High School, on their Facebook Live show called Decibal.

SRL journalists add critical youth angle to NewsHour midterm election coverage

Unprecedented voter turnout in the 2018 midterm elections was a defining factor in the race for control of the House and Senate.

Teen reporters speak with Tim Kaine, Corey Stewart and Millennial voters across Virginia

In Virginia, our Student Reporting Lab from Dominion High School spoke to Senatorial candidates, Republican Corey Stewart and incumbent Democratic Senator Tim Kaine about some of the hottest issues: immigration and gun control.

Station Spotlight | Montana PBS and SRL Lead Teacher Training

"Authentic experiences are crucial for students to learn and the Student Reporting Labs model helps us fulfill our vision of connecting residents of this state to each other and our country."

Ask the Alumnus: Mikaela Ronnkvist

SRL alumnus Mikaela Ronnkvist looks back to her SRL experience as highly valuable, helping to identify her raw passion for producing.

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