About the Reporting Labs
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs are classrooms, after-school programs and clubs around the country producing original, inspiring reports about how national and global issues affect local communities.
Detroit‘s Clark Park has offered young people opportunities to grow and learn from community elders for generations. Student Reporting Labs fellow Evan Gulock took a close look at this vital community asset for Detroit Public Television.
More than 30 teachers from across the U.S. gathered in Washington, D.C. this summer to hone their storytelling skills at the annual Student Reporting Labs teacher workshop.
Collaborating with one another and public media mentors, the teachers attended workshops and demonstrations while practicing shooting, editing and web publishing in preparation for the upcoming school year. They also brainstormed ways to engage students in the classroom and topics that would benefit from a youth perspective.
Young producers visiting Washington, D.C. for this summer's SRL Academy interviewed White House Video Director Adam Garber about his work balancing history with publicity and how to have a successful career in film and digital media.
Find out more about the Student Reporting Labs alumni interning at local PBS stations around the country.
Justin Frevert, a parkour artist, explains how the sport has helped him overcome obstacles and embrace life’s challenges.
Earlier this year, the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs program challenged students to participate in the American Graduate Road to Graduation competition by profiling teens who have overcome unique obstacles on their paths to success.
No more than two days after an incredible and intensive week in Washington, D.C. with Student Reporting Labs, I was off on my next PBS adventure with Detroit Public Television.
Being at WITF Harrisburg has really helped me realize a side of media that I have only seen on television, heard on the radio or read on the internet.
Chants of “Black Lives Matter,” and “No justice, No peace,” are filling the streets of cities across the country. Social activists have called for change in the way police officers interact with minority communities. In Austin, some young adults are at the frontlines of these protests.
This summer, 18 students from around the country descended onto our nation's capital to participate in the inaugural Student Reporting Labs Academy.
The middle and high school fellows helped program leaders develop strategies to engage young people with the news and current affairs and ensure that diverse youth voices are active in the conversations about critical issues facing the nation.