Scholastic News Kids Press Corps Now Accepting Applications for 2015-2016


Kristen Joerger

Kid Reporters Cover “News for Kids, by Kids”

New York, NY – May 12, 2015 – The Scholastic News Kids Press Corps, a team of Kid Reporters ages 10-14 nationwide and around the world, is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Students with a strong interest in journalism and writing can learn more about the program and the criteria for applying at: Applications must be postmarked by September 25, 2015.

For more than 14 years, the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps has covered, “news for kids, by kids,” reporting on current events, breaking news, and entertainment stories from reporters’ hometowns and on the national stage.

“The Scholastic News Kid Reporters never cease to amaze me with their smart interview questions and keen talent for writing,” said Suzanne McCabe, editor of the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps. “With the 2016 election on the horizon, it will be an exciting year for our young reporters to grow into seasoned journalists, and I look forward to working with them.”

Recently, members of the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps have had the opportunity to interview politicians, entertainers, authors, scientists, sports stars, and newsmakers, including President Barack Obama, civil rights hero Ruby Bridges, entertainer Nick Cannon, Little League superstar Mo’ne Davis, and author Walter Isaacson. To read the Kid Reporters’ stories, visit

For more information about the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps, visit our media room.