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Neighborhood Voices Network

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ORGANIZATION: PUBLIC MEDIA NETWORK

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The Neighborhood Voices Network is Public Media Network's beginning journalism initiative. Participants are taught how to find story ideas, conduct interviews and write journalism that matters. Neighborhood journalist will be given the training, platform, and tools to start reporting news in their community.

More opportunities with PUBLIC MEDIA NETWORK

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About PUBLIC MEDIA NETWORK

Location:

359 S KALAMAZOO MALL STE 300, KALAMAZOO, MI 49007, US

Mission Statement

Public Media Network empowers people through media to amplify creative expression, community dialogue and cultural understanding. We are the local voice of media made for you and by you! At Public Media Network the community creates television, documentaries, podcasts and blogs to tell local stories. Volunteer reporters tell the news and also covers government meetings.

Description

We amplify voices and give everyone access to media creation. We train community members on production techniques, journalism and media technology. We provide access to our studios and loan resources for the community to create content for Public Media Network distribution. We support free speech and help change the existing narrative in our community.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Community
Media & Broadcasting
Arts & Culture, Community, Media & Broadcasting

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Kalamazoo, MI 49007

(42.30422,-85.58694)
 

SKILLS

  • Video Production
  • Journalism

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time for training sessions on finding story ideas, conduct interviews and writing stories. After training volunteers make their own schedule.
  • To lift up more voices in the community, volunteer journalist tell the stories in their neighborhoods. Volunteers are able to be truthful, accurate and accountable.

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