Register to be a part of the Fall & Spring Cast/Crew for Teen News Network

Santa Barbara Teen News Network “TNN” is an Exciting Teen-Powered Media Program at TVSB

TV Santa Barbara Offers Teens a Platform to Share News Stories of Their Community,

Giving Them a Stronger Voice and an Opportunity to Learn Media Production as Cast and Crew.

August 6, 2014 – SANTA BARBARA, Calif – TV Santa Barbara announces the continuation of the successful Santa Barbara Teen News Network. Youths from 10 to 19 years old will benefit from this program, as they gain individual training in all aspects of media production and valuable skills for their future. The cast & crew meet on Saturday mornings at 10:30am to work on community stories and news packages for a fun and informative television news show. The Fall/Spring semester for TNN runs September 6 through April 25, and will be held at the TVSB Media Arts Center.  Registration is $200 per student per semester, not all Saturdays are mandatory, or $20 for a Saturday “drop-in”session.


“Teen News Network teaches youths valuable media production skills in the TVSB Studios and Media Arts Center through hands-on experience,” said Matt Schuster, Executive Director for TV Santa Barbara.


TV Santa Barbara’s professional staff provides instruction in video editing, journalism and news package production, digital storytelling, writing, on-camera techniques, and field production.

For more information and to register, visit


About TV Santa Barbara

TV Santa Barbara (TVSB) is Santa Barbara’s non-profit 501(c)3 media arts center, empowering people to create, connect and communicate through media featuring their local community. TV Santa Barbara provides access to local TV services, educational seminars, and state-of-the art media production equipment.  Santa Barbara area nonprofits, businesses and individuals use TVSB to produce television programs, website and promotional videos, and public service announcements. TVSB distributes programming both online and through two community media channels, TVSB Voice (local public access TV on Santa Barbara Cox Cable Channel 17/103.17) and TVSB Culture (educational access TV on Santa Barbara Cox Cable Channel 71/104.21). More information about TV Santa Barbara is available at


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