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What a Day

We have had another busy day at MCM’s Summer Backpack Journalism Academy. Our reporters took a break from editing to help record a video for an upcoming project with Power2Give. If you haven’t checked out MCM’s first project, “Send a Kid to Camp” yet, you need to. What a great way to give back to our community and help teens find their voice.  You can check it out here!

Our reporters have been busy putting their stories together and a few have finished and the others should be done tomorrow. It’s hard to believe that the summer has flown by so fast and we have three awesome sessions that produced some great reporters!  You will be amazed at what these reporters have found out about their communities.


Here’s a behind the scenes look at the making of the video and our reporters editing:

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Mandi Wyndham

About Mandi Wyndham

Mandi Wyndham is the Training & Volunteer Services Coordinator at MCM and instructor of the Summer Backpack Journalism Academy and Citizen Journalism.


One Response to “What a Day”

  1. Merlyn Reineke
    On July 24, 2013 at 8:43 pm responded with... #

    Can’t wait to see the groups videos!

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