Learn how to tell powerful stories

Everyone has a story. Use StoryMaker tutorials to craft compelling video/audio, lessons to prepare for interviews and write scripts, and challenges to ensure youth voices are represented in conversations about the issues that affect our future!

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Teenagers reflect on how their worlds changed during the pandemic
For teenagers, the year of quarantine and remote school forced an unprecedented experiment in learning and coping. We asked student journalists to reflect on how their worlds changed and what they're looking forward to once the pandemic is over.
Racial injustice is top priority for this Gen Zer
Mick Southwick from McCallum High School in Austin, Texas addresses the next president about racial injustice and his safety as a young Black man in the United States.
How families can support transgender and nonbinary teens
As teens develop into adults, the path of self discovery looks different for everyone. Wednesday Gomez, a ninth grade student from Austin, Texas, identifies as non-binary, a recent discovery in their path to adulthood.
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Level Up your storytelling skills. Explore the library

Search StoryMaker’s library for how-to explainers and projects to build your skills: filming, interviewing, editing, scripting and creating.

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Brush up on key terms

Not quite sure what B-roll or Nat Sound mean, or what they have to do with storytelling? Head over to the glossary.

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