Resources for Young Reporters

Young Reporters for the Environment USA
The resources below will help you hone your skills as an environmental journalist. Use them to get the information you need to craft a high quality piece of writing, photography or videography - one you'll be proud to present both to your community and to the Young Reporters competition.

Tips on choosing a topic to investigate

Definitions of key terms related to environmental journalism 

Links to additional journalism resources, organizations and programs

Resources from Young Reporters International

For ideas on how to structure your piece, you may want to look at examples of successful environmental journalism. Visit the website of YRE International site to see winning articles, photos, and videos from previous years of the competition.

At the YRE International website, you'll also find handbooks for students and teachers for writing, photography, and video, as well as a series of 101 videos for each of the mediums.

New YRE International Collaboration Opportunity

Group YRE 

New this year, youth can choose to collaborate and jointly submit an article in the Sustainable Consumption and Production category. Learn more.

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