Scholastic Kids Press

AT-A-GLANCE
WHAT IS IT?

Scholastic Kids Press is a team of young Kid Reporters who report on current events, breaking news, entertainment stories, and sporting events from across the country and around the world.

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Brittany Sullivan
bsullivan@scholastic.com
(212) 343-4848

Royivia Ferguson
rferguson@scholastic.com
212-343-4759

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IN THE NEWS

NY1
Scholastic Kid Reporters are covering the country's biggest stories

THE 74
Five Kid Reporters sit down with education activist Ziauddin Yousafzai, father of Malala

ADWEEK
Kid Reporter Titus Smith III would love to interview Elon Musk

CBS EVENING NEWS
Junior journalists in the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps hit the 2016 campaign trail.

NBC NIGHTLY NEWS
Kid Reporter Aanya Kabra discusses school reopening plans with Lester Holt


“When you’re a Kid Reporter, all the doors are open to you. A lot of people want to help you out. And I think that kind of mindset carried through to the rest of my life.”

— Michael Capetta, former Kid Reporter

“Being a Kid Reporter is an exciting job where I can explore writing and reporting. It’s also an opportunity to learn from inspiring people and the world around me. I think it’s important to be aware of what is happening in the world.”

— Marley Alburez, age 13, Kid Reporter

“I am grateful to be a Scholastic Kid Reporter because it provides me with the opportunity to explore journalism as a potential career while I am still a student.”

— Nolan Pastore, age 13, Kid Reporter


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Overview

Scholastic Kids Press is an award-winning group of talented Kid Reporters, ages 10–14, from across the country and around the world. Since 2000, Scholastic Kid Reporters have reported “news for kids, by kids,” with coverage of breaking news, entertainment, sports, and more from their hometowns and on the national stage. Their stories are published on the Scholastic Kids Press website, as well as in select issues of Scholastic Magazines+, which reach more than 25 million students in classrooms nationwide. Scholastic Kid Reporters have interviewed a number of influential figures and leaders, including former United States President Barack Obama, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Lin-Manuel Miranda, Nobel Peace Prize recipient Malala Yousafzai, New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge, conservationist Jane Goodall, CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper, Captain Underpants and Dog Man creator Dav Pilkey, talk show host Oprah Winfrey, and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

Press Releases

Select Highlights

An Interview with Frontline Workers
Kid Reporter Alula Alderson finds out what it’s like for doctors and nurses to care for patients who have COVID-19.
Black Lives Matter
Kid Reporter Gavin Naar attends a protest for racial justice in New Jersey.
Super Tuesday in Massachusetts
Kid Reporter Claire Handler talks with voters as they head to the polls in the Massachusetts.
Dav Pilkey Visits Shanghai
Kid Reporter Victoria Tang talks with the creator of Dog Man during his “Do Good” tour in Asia.
Meet the New Babysitters
Scholastic Kid Reporters talk with the breakout stars of The Baby-Sitters Club, a new TV show from Netflix.

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