Since 2000, Scholastic Kid Reporters have reported “news for kids, by kids,” with coverage of breaking news, entertainment, and sports events from their hometowns and on the national stage. Their stories appear online and in issues of Scholastic Classroom Magazines, which reach more than 25 million students in classrooms nationwide.
Applications for the 2019-20 Scholastic News Kids Press Corps are being accepted through May 31, 2019. To be considered, students must be between the ages of 10-14 (must be 10 years old by August 31, 2019) and complete an application, which includes writing a news story, story ideas, and a personal essay.
Send complete entries to:
Scholastic News Kids Press Corps
New York, NY, USA 10012-3999
Scholastic News Kids Press Corps editors annually select Kid Reporters based on writing ability, interviewing skills, and attention to detail. The 2019-20 Kid Reporter team will be announced in the fall.
Have questions about the application? Email [email protected].
Ohio Kid Reporter
Seventh-grader Nolan Pastore, 13, of Hartville, Ohio, served as a Kid Reporter. You can read all of Nolan’s stories, including interviews with NASA astronaut Mike Massimino, author Eric Litwin, and America’s Got Talent winner Darci Lynne Farmer, here.