Ben Root & Alex Treviño named fellows to The Student Reporting Academy

Ben Root & Alex Treviño Pose for the camera...by a camera.

Ben Root & Alex Treviño pose for the camera…by a camera.

This summer, 18 talented young storytellers from 11 states will convene in the nation’s capital with a common objective: to help build the future of public media.

The middle and high school fellows are participants in the first Student Reporting LabsAcademy in Washington, D.C. They’ll work alongside public media mentors to produce original digital content and sharpen their journalism and production skills. They will also help 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.

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