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Backpack Journalism is a form of broadcast journalism where the individual is the reporter, camera operator, and editor. These individuals have the ability to get into their neighborhoods and communities to find stories that matter to them. These reporters are vital to getting the word out in Montgomery County. Here... Read more

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Session Two Secrets (Photos & Video)

Session 2 of MCM’s Backpack Journalism Academy started off great this morning. We have six new journalists ready to share their stories.  What a fun and talented group we have this time. The secret talents of our journalists are amazing. Among them are a figure skater and yo-yo pro. (See the Vine video below)

The story ideas were flowing and the topics covered a wide variety of things. I can’t wait to see what this group has in store for us. I am sure that you can’t wait either!


Take a peek at today’s class:




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.


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