MediaU Workshops

Join us to learn media skills to share your story. Learn how to capture and edit your story, create a studio-talk show, start a vidcast, or become a reporter.


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    Various times per month

    Want to know more about Public Media Network?

    Learn about how you can get involved in your local community media center.

    Discover the resources available to help you tell your story.

    Find out why you should volunteer or become a Public Media Network producer!

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    Smartphone Storytelling Courses

    May 2nd - 23rd 
    Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

    We've developed a two-part program to help build a network of community reporters to help share the stories of the people around you. We're looking for people interested in everything!

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    JVC Training: Learning the Basics

    Every Tuesday at 3:00 and 6:00pm

    Public Media Network is looking for volunteers to be trained on the JVC Camera Kits - volunteers who are interested in learning how to operate a camera within a safe, skilled, and creative environment.

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    Your Story!

    Second Saturdays

    Start your Saturday by creating a short TV Program!

    Share a story between you and one other person to be recorded at Public Media Network.


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    Media Shift : A Narrative Storytelling Project

    February 4 - May 20, 2023
    Saturdays, 1-5 pm

    Application is now closed

    Media Shift is an 16 week intensive training and production program. Members create a short documentary-style video exploring a topic of community interest that matters to them.

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    Media Project Incubator

    Thursday evenings
    6:00 - 7:30 pm

    Do you have a great idea for a media project to air on Public Media Network, but are not sure how to make it happen? Join the Media Project Incubator to received support and access to equipment to make your idea happen.

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    Black Lens Filmmaker Fellowship

    Opportunity for emerging and professional Black Creatives seeking to develop and further their capacity as filmmakers, media artists, and media changers.

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    Media Mentor Workshop Series

    Sharpen your skills with Public Media Network's latest workshop series: Media Mentor!

Gain skills in media production. Join our volunteer media corps and learn how to create studio productions, remote productions, and use a variety of technology from mobile kits to advanced gear. We also offer special workshops on a variety of topics.

Workshops are for people of all skill levels.

Contact us at 269-343-2211 to learn more or schedule 1 on 1 training.

To see a listing of all Workshop Events, click here.