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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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2016 Summer Backpack Journalism is a Wrap! (Photos)

What a great summer! It has been full of activity and our newest Backpack Journalists are the reason why!  I am excited to be able to share their stories with you.  They all did an amazing job and I am very proud of each one of them.

Now it’s your turn, over the next few weeks, our newest journalists are taking over this blog and sharing their stories. I hope you all enjoy them as much as I did.

If your teen was not able to make one of the Backpack Journalism classes this summer, you can still have a similar experience during Spring Break!  We also have our Explorer Program starting up very soon. The Open House is on Tuesday, September 13 at 4pm.


Here’s a look back at our summer:

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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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