WATCH: Share My Lesson’s 2020 Virtual Conference

Elis Estrada, Senior Director for Student Reporting Labs and Vicky Pasquantonio, Education Producer for PBS NewsHour, hosted a webinar about teaching current events during the 2020 election cycle on March 26 for Share My Lesson’s 2020 Virtual Conference. The one hour session focused on how storytelling and current events can… Read More

Making Sense of Coronavirus Through Storytelling and Media Making

With many schools closing and teaching moving online, PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs has created a special unit that covers the basics of local community journalism, storytelling, scripting, and video editing. These are tough times for everyone, and your stories will add a uniquely-critical… Read More

SRL Trains Jordanian Teachers on Video Journalism

Amman, Jordan––PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs (SRL) team members Leah Clapman, Elis Estrada and Rawan Elbaba were in Amman, Jordan from February 17-26, 2020 for “Storytelling and Giving Youth a Voice in the Media,” a training event facilitated by the Jordan Media Institute (JMI) and… Read More

How SRL covered #SuperTuesday

“It feels good to finally be able to have a say in what happens in my country.” Hear what these students have to say about the importance of voting in the upcoming election. #SuperTuesday h/t @CreuseLine @ORWarEagles @JVTVNews @LegacyEarlyC @nisdcommarts… Read More

SRL Launches #Election2020 Toolkit

Arlington, Va.–– PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs (SRL) announces a new resource for students and educators to produce election stories and report on the issues that matter to Gen Z. SRL’s #Election2020 Journalism Toolkit features how… Read More

How can local PBS stations connect with a younger audience?

Student Journalists of the Year Mary Williams, Xavier Dominguez, Karen Ramos and Kaleb Velez interview NETA conference attendees in Washington, DC about how public media can reach a younger audience. Video edited by SRL intern Elizabeth Bolaji ALSO WATCH: How local PBS stations are engaging student journalists across… Read More