VOX Media Cafe Session 3 was summer camp on steroids. Teens who have been on the VOX staff or in previous VMC sessions returned to Atlanta’s teen newsroom for a more advanced dive into journalism, multimedia and teamwork. They ate ice cream at BBDO ad agency, chased Carl Azuz through the esteemed halls of CNN, drew […]
A VOX Media Cafe photo essay depicting the essence of the teens’ trials, accomplishments and publishing success.
With tons of support that tasted like doughnuts, sounded like dance parties and looked like amazing volunteers who served as mentors, the teens of VOX Media Cafe learned to use digital cameras, edit video and work under deadline.
Get to know Ninel Nekay, 19, Atlanta’s Poet Laureate 2016-17 and a member of Team Atlanta, heading to Brave New Voices international poetry slam.
It was an intense second week at VOX Media Cafe and yet they rose to the challenge. VMCers captured stills, b-roll and interviews, created interactive digital content and edited multimedia packages using Adobe Premiere Elements.
In an action-packed first week at VOX Media Cafe 2017, teens covered breaking news stories, conducted interviews on the red carpet, interviewed singer/songwriter Doria Roberts, and pitched ideas for their final multimedia pieces.
Through a teen-led event called VOX-A-Palooza, VOX showcased our special coverage about mental health, provided a safe space to speak up and create art, and hosted a poetry slam for metro-Atlanta teens and their families.
I am a human.
I am an independent student, a visionary,
A feminine writer, driven and smart.
Some would say I am “passionate.” I would say I am “outspoken”…
Safe space, safe space
It is needed these days
I fear we are drowning in silence and conformity
Putting ourselves through the agony of a filter for our words
Don’t run, dear
You are your own story…
VOX teens shared what they are thankful for and what makes them happy, as well as a time they showed gratitude in this fun little video. We hope you enjoy this piece and can take the time to think about what makes your life worthwhile!