Scholastic News Kids Press Corps




The Scholastic News Kids Press Corps is a team of young reporters who report on local and national news across the country.


Kristen Joerger
(212) 389-3343

Brittany Sullivan
(212) 343-4848

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Kid Reporter Kyra O'Connor shares her experiences reporting on the GOP debate.

Scottsdale-based Kid Reporter Jack Olsen discusses interviewing Tom Brady at Super Bowl 49 Media day.

Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Brooklyn, NY-based Kid Reporter Adedayo Perkovich, 10, says she's interested in reporting on social justice issues.

Florida-based Kid Reporter Bobby Sena, 12, sits down to talk about joining the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps.

The Shreveport Times
Louisiana-based Kid Reporter William “Sam” Davis interviewed Ruby Nell Bridges Hall for his first story.


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The Scholastic News Kids Press Corps is a group of talented young reporters, ages 10–14, from across the country. For more than fourteen years, the Kid Reporters have covered "news for kids, by kids." Their stories appear online at the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps website and in issues of Scholastic classroom magazines, which reach more than 25 million students in classrooms nationwide. The Kid Reporters have made news with their interviews politicians, entertainers, authors, sports stars, and even a sitting President, Barack Obama. They’ve also gathered “Tips from the Pros” from such journalists as Brian Williams and Soledad O’Brien.


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Scholastic News at the White House
One of our Kid Reporters talks to the president about schools of the future
(November 21, 2014)
Countdown to the Super Bowl
Our Kid Reporter talks to NFL superstars on the eve of the big game
(January 29, 2015)
A Grand Event for the Grand Old Party
Kid Reporter Benjamin Duckworth interviews presidential candidates Carly Fiorina and Jeb Bush
(September 23, 2015)
Buzz and Me
Kid Reporter Gabriel Ferris had the honor of interviewing Buzz Aldrin at the National Book Festival in Washington D.C.
(September 25, 2015)
A Scary Interview! - Video
Our Kid Reporter talks with author R.L. Stine and the cast of the new Goosebumps movie
(October 19, 2015)



The Scholastic News Kid Reporter back-to-school interview with President Barack Obama is the cover story of Scholastic News® classroom magazines.


Scholastic News Kid Reporters Topanga Sena, 10, Orlando, and Jacob Schroeder, 12, Albuquerque, after their interview with President Barack Obama in the Library of the White House, July 15, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama tapes an interview with Scholastic News Kids Press Corps in the Library of the White House, July 15, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)


Scholastic News Kid Reporter Topanga Sena, 11, interviews First Lady Michelle Obama in Orlando, FL, about her campaign against childhood obesity, family fitness and health, and what it's like being the First Mom. (Photo: Scholastic)

The 2015-2016 Scholastic News Kids Press Corp reporters.


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