top of page

Events

Youthcast Media Group®  is committed to keeping young journalists active in the communities where they live. This includes a variety of off-site events and collaborations that see YMG members utilizing a host of production develop skills in, videography, video editing, research, photography, interviews and public speaking.

VideoCapture

Youth Pride Day at Dupont Underground

In collaboration with the Washington Blade, YMG hosted Youth Pride day to celebrate Pride and the release of the Blade's Youth Pride issue! The event showcased YMG's LGBTQ+ youth multimedia work and performance with song and spoken word.”

YMG student Jada Johnson talked about her experience as a young black woman and thoughts on the #BlackLivesMatter protests in a podcast by Tiny Sparks.

SharedScreenshot

YMG's Amora Campbell, then a senior at DC’s Richard Wright Public Charter School, was the lone student journalist speaker at the launch of The Upswing Fund for Adolescent Mental Health in October 2020. Hear her powerful take on her community's challenges & the importance of getting help, especially for young people of color, LGBTQ, and those like her who are both.

In September 2020, YMG student Amora Campbell participated in a virtual conference hosted by the Center for Health Journalism at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism.

Website screenshot
The Spirit

In June 2020, YMG students Skye-Ali Johnson and Jada Johnson participated in a virtual conference hosted by the Freedom Forum where they spoke about the role of high school journalists during the pandemic.

On May 27, 2020, Youthcast Media Group® co-founder Jayne O'Donnell and student Heaven Pete spoke at a webinar hosted by the Well Being Trust that explored how COVID-19's mental health impacts are being covered by the media.

webinarphoto
UHMP-slides

In June 2020, YMG students Skye-Ali Johnson and Jada Johnson participated in a virtual conference hosted by the Freedom Forum where they spoke about the role of high school journalists during the pandemic.

bottom of page