MediaU Workshops

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


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    2x 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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    Civic Reporter's Network

    Be a part of increasing government accessibility by joining our program to cover government meetings. Participants will have the opportunity to gain experience with event coverage, script writing, anchoring the news, and video editing. Participants will recieve a stipend for each meeting they cover; training is included. January 10, 12 & 19: 6:30 - 8 p.m. at the Public Media Network. 

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    Black Lens Filmmaker Fellowship

    January - December 2022
    Application Deadline Extended: January 23, 2022
    Program kicks off January 28, 2022

    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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    Neighborhood Voices Network

    Are you tired of the type of news stories you see about your community? Do you feel that important stories and voices are left out of mainstream media? Then take control of the narrative, in this journalism collaborative. Email for more information.

    March 8,10, 22 & 24 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. at the Public Media Network.

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    Media Project Incubator

    Thursday evenings
    next cohort starts January 13th
    6 - 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.

  • History Day Workshops

    History Day Documentary Workshops

    Saturdays, 10 am - 12 pm
    February 5 - 26

    Get ready for History Day and receive training and guidance in creating your documentary for National History Day!
    Workshop Series: $100*

    Saturdays from 10 am to 12 pm

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    Media Essentials Workshop Series

    Are you ready to dive into the world of media production, but not sure where to start?
    The Media Essentials Workshop Series from PMN provides hands-on training and experience in every aspect of media production from idea generation to exporting your edited masterpiece.
    Learn how to share your story through studio or field production, how to edit your footage and connect with other media makers.

    Wednesdays 6-8 PM

    $15 per course

    $100 entire series

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    Media Shift : A Narrative Storytelling Project

    Media Shift is an 11 week intensive training and production program to work with you to tell a non-fiction local story through media.

    Receive mentorship, guidance, and production equipment to assist in producing a three to five minute non-fictional video story.

    Application deadline is September 24

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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.