Marquette – 8-18 Media, the youth journalism bureau of the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum, will offer a training session for new members for its Marquette and Ishpeming bureaus on Tuesday, June 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the 8-18 Media Bureau in the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum in Marquette.
Members work in teams to produce stories on youth-related issues for Marquette Monthly and radio stations Q107-WMQT and WNMU Public Radio 90. Members choose and research topics, interview and write stories.
The Marquette bureau has a monthly meeting for all members and schedules story work on an appointment basis. The Ishpeming Bureau meets at 4 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ishpeming Carnegie Library. Arrangements can be made for students in outlying communities to participate.
This free program has no academic prerequisite to join. Preregistration for the training is requested. For information or to register, call Dennis Whitley at 226-7874 or 226-3911, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.