Student Report Labs (SRL) Youth Media Producer

PBS NewsHour
Washington D.C.
May 17, 2019
Metro Area
Full Time

About PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs (SRL)

SRL is an award-winning national youth journalism program that connects classrooms and after school programs to local public media stations and the PBS NewsHour. SRL is a leader in the youth media landscape, currently operating in 150 school communities in 46 states. Thousands of teachers use SRL’s journalism, civic engagement and video production resources, and participating students produce video journalism that is regularly featured on local and national news media. SRL consists of a small, ambitious and talented team of journalism and education professionals who work closely with a growing network of students, teachers and public media partners.

About the Role

We are seeking a talented and hard-working Youth Media Producer who is passionate about youth development, journalism, video production and creating opportunities for middle and high school students to produce meaningful content that inspires, educates and informs. The Youth Media Producer is responsible for managing a portfolio of 30 schools and working with teachers and students throughout the school year on the production of original youth-driven news stories. This is a unique challenge and opportunity to produce content while coaching student journalists. A background in journalism, production and video editing is essential, as well as experience covering or working in education. The Youth Media Producer will work with the SRL team to identify content opportunities and develop and create journalism and media literacy resources. This position will be traveling to sites across the country. Candidates must be highly organized with experience in project management. This position is ideal for a talented media professional who is looking for an innovative team and the confidence and skills to contribute in meaningful ways, big and small.


  • Comprehensive and competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Generous 403(B) employer match
  • Free parking
  • Holiday and paid leave programs
  • Tuition reimbursement

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