TIME For Kids: Kid Reporter

Since 2001, TIME For Kids has given students a voice and an opportunity to learn about journalism - and the world.

TFK Kid Reporter stories reach more than 4 million kids through weekly classroom magazines, the TFK website and the TFK Family Edition

The Facts

  • Last year, more than 400 aspiring young journalists took part in the talent search. The 24 finalists were asked to submit a reporting assignment as well as a video about themselves.
  • Each of the 10 TFK Kid Reporters is given a 12-page manual and assigned a mentor who works with him or her on assignments.
  • TFK Kid Reporters get the scoop on local and national news. They have interviewed politicians, authors, athletes, actors, rock stars, and other newsmakers.
  • TFK Kid Reporters have reported from the Democratic and Republican National Conventions.