Reporters create special video series to celebrate ten years of Manchester Youth Zone

Reporters create special video series to celebrate ten years of Manchester Youth Zone Our team have collaborated with Manchester Youth Zone to give their young people a taste of media and the opportunity to create a series of special videos to celebrate the charity’s tenth birthday. Mini reporters joined us for a series of fun interactive workshops, trying […]

Summer has landed for media cubs with extra team members and exciting new partnerships 

Summer has landed for media cubs with extra team members and exciting new partnerships Summer has landed – and Media Cubs has expanded! Young people in Greater Manchester are set to become mini reporters, tiktokers and YouTubers –  thanks to more Media Cubs’ crew members and new partnerships. School holidays never looked better as hundreds of kids […]

4-12 year olds are invited to join our pop up TV studio at Manchester Libraries

4-12 year olds are invited to join our pop up TV studio at Manchester Libraries Mini reporters, budding YouTubers and aspiring TikTokers are invited to learn hands-on media skills at free workshops this Summer at Manchester Libraries. 4-12 year-olds are invited to sessions across the city. See below for details and contacts for enquiries or to […]

Teens invited to free media workshops at Manchester Libraries 

Teens invited to free media workshops at Manchester Libraries Calling all budding YouTubers and aspiring TikTokers to join us for free hands-on media skills workshops this Summer. 13-16 year-olds are invited to afternoon sessions across the city. Lunch will be provided. See below for when and where you can come along. Monday,  August 1 at Central […]

Reporter Ben makes BBC Breakfast debut to share views on social media!

Reporter Ben makes BBC Breakfast debut to share view on social media Wow! We are still smiling about mini reporter and Media Cubs board member, Ben, making his debut on BBC Breakfast!  Ben was invited to share his views on a recent Ofcom report that found the way younger people are consuming the news is […]

Free Summer session at Beswick Library, Manchester!

Free Summer sessions at Beswick Library, Manchester! We’re delighted to offer free two-hour Media Cubs workshops: one for 11-16 year-olds on Tuesday, August 16th 11am-1pm and one for 7–11-year-olds on Thursday, August 25th 12.30-2.30pm. In partnership with One Manchester and the Neighbourhoods team at Manchester City Council, we’ll be turning Beswick Library into our pop-up TV studio and newsroom: inviting […]

WATCH: Reporters from 84Youth ask big questions to Greater Manchester Violence Reduction Unit

WATCH: Reporters from 84Youth ask big questions to Greater Manchester Violence Reduction Unit Reporters from 84Youth, a youth-led organisation that aims to deal with the causes of youth violence, sat down with Paul Axon, the Greater Manchester Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) Youth Justice Lead and Sushma Parmar, the VRU Probation Lead. Rhamario, Shiloh and Aubz put their […]

Wigan and Leigh kids treated to UEFA Women’s EURO inspired sessions

Wigan and Leigh kids treated to UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 inspired sessions, where they took on media challenges Kids were invited to join us for two free sessions hosted at Wigan Library and Leigh Library, thanks to Wigan Council. EURO 2022 matches will be held in the region, so we got in the mood by letting […]

Young reporters capture Manchester Day 2022

Young reporters from Trafford carers center capture Manchester Day 2022 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9oIg_jP24M&ab_channel=MediaCubsLightning Bee reporters from our Trafford Carers Centre project enjoyed a day out at Manchester Day 2022 together – to celebrate the city and of course, put their new media skills to the test! The young carers were treated to a parade, lots of live music and activities, […]