Youth Reporters

Are you a teenager who lives or attends high school in Boyle Heights?
 Have you ever thought about reporting for your community on topics of health, art and culture or local heroes? Now is your chance!

Boyle Heights Beat is currently seeking youth reporters to participate in an internship program beginning this fall.

Youth reporters have an opportunity to be a voice for their community through storytelling.  Learn the basics of journalism and photography, interview politicians, community leaders, artists and citizens on various topics affecting Boyle Heights.


DEADLINE: Thursday, May 21, 2015

Contributing Editor/Youth Mentor

Are you a journalist who enjoys teaching others? Boyle Heights Beat hiring a contributing editor to mentor a team of its youth reporters for approximately 15 hours weekly.

The contributing editor must be based in Los Angeles and have prior journalism experience-- Spanish fluency is strongly preferred. Knowledge of the culture and politics of Latino Los Angeles are also pluses, as is experience mentoring or teaching youth.

The contributing editor must be available to participate in and help lead news meetings with youth reporters, reporting assignments and help develop reporting, research and writing skills.


DEADLINE:  Priority consideration will be given to applications received by May 23.