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Backpack Journalists Need New Cameras

Texting, Chatting, Tweeting, Posting, Blogging… Teenagers love to creatively express themselves! You can give a teenager the opportunity to express their own voice as a backpack journalist with a ZOOM Q2 HD Video Recorder. Imagine our future teen journalists covering the latest school football game or sending you a video blog that features a review […]

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The 2014 Monty Awards

The leaves are beginning to change colors and there is a slight chill in the air right now. That means that autumn has arrived and the 2014 Monty Awards are coming it up soon!  This is the night when we put our volunteers in the “spotlight” for all of their hard work over the year. […]

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Packed House (Photos)

photo of Backpack Journalism Summer 2014 Screening Party

As the smell of popcorn filled the air in MCM’s classroom, our journalists and guests began to arrive to the Screening Party. An array of snacks were on hand as well as some goodies from the journalists themselves. The lobby outside of the classroom was set up for interviews with our journalists. Apparently it looked “fancy” […]

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All Wrapped Up! (Photos)

What a wild two weeks! Our journalists have completed their stories and oh my goodness, they are awesome! I am so excited to be able to share them with everyone in a few days. All of our journalists worked hard and put together a great story. I am so proud of all of them. They […]

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Studio Producer & Crew Needed

Living Well With JoElle Health, beauty and wellness. Needs a Certified Studio Producer to help ASAP   Dry Studio – Tuesday, August 5th (Crew Call 6 pm) • Director • TD • CG 1st Show – Monday, August 15th (Crew Call 6pm) • Director (same as Dry Studio) • TD (same as Dry Studio) • […]

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Field Technicians Needed – Saturday, August 30th

Tsega To Ethiopia Saturday, August 30th – Field Technician Needed This project focuses on the Damascus United Methodist Church activities that help Ethiopians 2 Technicians are needed for this project Pick up Equipment at 10:30 am Lunch will be provided Contact Kolash Belete at  

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Studio Technicians Needed – Wednesday, September 3rd

  J.S. Reali$tate Show – Studio B Bring a positive side of R&B and hip by interview artists in the DMV area. Wednesday, September 3rd – 1st SHOW (Crew Call 6pm) • Audio • Assistant Director • 3 – Camera Operators • Floor Director • DTR Dinner will be provided Contact James Shuler at […]

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Full of Energy and Telling Stories (Photos)

What a week! So much energy in one place can be overwhelming, right? WRONG!  It’s actually contagious!  This group of budding journalists is very lively.  They have so many great ideas for telling their stories that this is going to be an eclectic group. We have had a lot of fun this week learning about […]

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Montys Submission

Monty Awards logo

Submit your programs for the 29th Annual Monty Awards.

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Sports Backpack Journalists Hit Home Run (Photos)

What a way to end the first ever Summer Backpack Journalism Academy: Sports Edition! Our journalists really knocked their stories out of the park! (Sorry, for the corny baseball reference, but it works!) I am so impressed with what these journalists accomplished this week. Monday started with a lesson in Final Cut Pro X to […]

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