18 min

S1E5 The Coordinators Disappearing Ink: A Grownup Story of a Teen Newspaper

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In this episode, Brandi tells the story of three former Teen Appeal coordinators: Chuck Holiday (2001-2003), Dr. Dianne Bragg (2003-2006), and Elle Perry (2013-2015). Each discusses the challenges and triumphs they and their students experienced covering news in Memphis and Shelby County Schools. From training students at the summer journalism camp to pushing back on school officials threatening to silence student journalists, the TA coordinators worked to ensure all students were mentored and supported during their time at the newspaper.

In this episode, Brandi tells the story of three former Teen Appeal coordinators: Chuck Holiday (2001-2003), Dr. Dianne Bragg (2003-2006), and Elle Perry (2013-2015). Each discusses the challenges and triumphs they and their students experienced covering news in Memphis and Shelby County Schools. From training students at the summer journalism camp to pushing back on school officials threatening to silence student journalists, the TA coordinators worked to ensure all students were mentored and supported during their time at the newspaper.

18 min

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