Youth Beat Media
Name: Jake Schoneker
Jake Schoneker is an award-winning journalist, educator, and multimedia producer based in Oakland, CA, where he serves as Program Director for the Media Enterprise Alliance at KDOL-TV.
His video work has appeared on the PBS NewsHour, the AFP and the Washington Post, among other outlets.
He also has extensive experience working in inner-city schools, having served as a full-time tutor and mentor for students while coordinating several after school programs. Jake holds a master’s degree in Journalism from UC Berkeley, where his work concentrated on youth media, multimedia journalism, and international reporting.
In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, playing music, and hosting over-the-top costume parties.
- Berkeley professor explores how environmental factors like poverty influence brain development
- Restoring the Bay Area’s wetlands one native plant at a time
- Crossing the Divide: Briana Keyes
- California school district rewrites menu for student lunches
- How to stay connected without the consequences
- The wake up call: Oakland youth urge citizens to deal with climate change
- CRISPR technology is being used to save cacao from climate change
- Gameheads brings diversity to the gaming industry