VOX Media Café

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What is VOX Media Café?

The only program of its kind in metro Atlanta, VOX Media Café offers a unique hands-on-opportunity for teens to explore multimedia techniques for storytelling. Teens also learn about the fundamentals of journalism and how to create a tangible multimedia product. The sessions are led by a talented group of media professionals from across Atlanta. They embrace VOX’s teen-driven philosophy and support teen participants in pursuing stories and creating pieces that interest them. Through this safe and experiential-learning opportunity, teens will network with media experts, take field trips to gather footage, visit local media organizations, create comprehensive media packages, and get to know peers from schools all over the city.

Important COVID-19 Update: 

In order to guarantee the safety of both our participants and staff members, VOX will implement 3 free virtual two-week sessions. These will encompass a modified version of our in-person VMC curriculum, in place of our traditional VOX Media Cafe programming. Participation is limited and will be offered on a first come, first serve basis. The application for Sessions 1 and 2 of VOX Media Cafe 2021 is available here.

Who’s Eligible?

VOX Media Café is open to teens 13-19, living in Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton and Gwinnett counties. 

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Over the course of each session: Teens will work to create multimedia and journalistic content, often including, but not limited to, writing, video, audio, and photography components, to be published on VOX’s website voxatl.org.

When is VOX Media Cafe?

VOX Media Cafe (VMC) will offer three two-week sessions in summer 2021. The third session is an advanced session, created for teens who already have participated in a prior session of VMC or are already skilled journalists/content creators and are interested in taking their multimedia and journalism skills to the next level. VMC is a program for teens living in Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton and Gwinnett counties.

Session 1: 
June 2021 (June 7-11; June 14-18)

Session 2:
June/July 2021 (June 21-25; June 28- July 1) 

Session 3: VMC Advanced Session
July 2021 (July 12-16; 19-23)

Cost & How to Sign Up:

Our virtual VOX Media Cafe programming will be offered FREE to all participants. We will however require a deposit to reserve each participant’s spot. This deposit will be returned upon the participant’s start of the program.

Interested in Participating?

Fill out our application for sessions 1 & 2 here: https://forms.gle/cSMqSE4H99aw6ATK6

Questions?

Email voxmediacafe@voxatl.org

VOX Media Cafe is powered by WarnerMedia. We are so grateful for their support of our signature summer experience!