How teen journalists are covering and talking about politics in 2020

Hundreds of federal, state and local elections are taking place in 2020 with candidates up and down the ballot vying for votes, including the 22 million eligible voters of Generation Z.

Through Student Reporting Labs’ signature youth media curriculum, professional coaching, and connections to the PBS NewsHour and local PBS stations, middle and high school students across the country engaged in local and national politics by producing stories and media seen by millions. 

Take a look at how student journalists have been covering elections and civic engagement in America.


Election Explainers and Resources

Local student-produced or co-produced stories with SRL youth media producers

Students across the country react to #Election2020

Face the Facts: #Election2020 Youth Town Hall

#PasstheBallot Digital Series

Coverage of the 2020 Republican and Democratic National Conventions