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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

CANCELED: SRL Returns to SXSWEDU in 2020

MARCH 10, 2020 UPDATE:  SXSW EDU 2020 was cancelled as a result of coronavirus concerns, but SRL looks forward to providing virtual resources in the weeks and months to come. Follow SRL on social media for more information.   — ARLINGTON, Va.–– PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs (SRL)… Read More

SRL Remembers Jim Lehrer

Today, Student Reporting Labs (SRL) fondly remembers the PBS NewsHour’s legendary long-time anchor and co-founder, Jim Lehrer, who was an ardent supporter of the Student Reporting Labs. He passed away today at the age of 85. “Jim Lehrer will always be a guiding star for the… Read More

SRL’s Homegrown Fellowship Announces 2020 Class

ARLINGTON, Va.––Eight students across the D.C. and Virginia area convened for the 2020 class of PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs’s Homegrown fellowship. Entering its third year, the fellowship serves to elevate and support the next generation of video journalists in the national capital region. Over four… Read More

Gen Z front and center at #DemDebate hosted by NewsHour and POLITICO

December 20, 2019  Nearly 100 high school students from the Los Angeles-area gathered at Loyola Marymount University to watch the sixth Democratic primary debate co-hosted by the PBS NewsHour and POLITICO. Blocks away from the debate hall at LMU’s St. Robert’s Auditorium, teens on different sides of the political… Read More