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26 06, 2015

Find Your Voice

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By William Holley, DeKalb Early College Academy, Class of 2016 The second to final day of TVYMI has arrived. We began Thursday, June 25th like any other day with inspiring panels from the great people at Cartoon Network, Boomerang, and Adult Swim. Before we got started, Danette Johnson from Turner opened the day with another amazing and interactive

25 06, 2015

Lights, Camera, NETWORK!

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By Maria Hernandez, Hapeville Charter Career Academy, Class of 2016 We started Wednesday, June 24th off with mornings stretches, which provided me with lots of energy knowing we had a big day head, including salsa dancing. We started our activities as soon as we arrived to the Turner Studios at Techwood and began our day expressing

24 06, 2015

CNN…Go!

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By Maria Hernandez, Hapeville Charter Career Academy, Class of 2016 This morning, on June 23rd, I woke up early and excited to go to the CNN Center. My expectations were beyond met after I came out. I never knew that I will have the opportunity to go "behind the scenes" of what it takes to

23 06, 2015

Careers, Media & More

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By William Holley, DeKalb Early College Academy, Class of 2016 After the first full day, on June 22nd, at the Turner Voices Youth Media Institute, the best word to summarize this amazing day is MINDBLOWING. The day began with a hearty breakfast and progressed at a steady pace after that. We spoke to over 30

27 06, 2014

From Students to Future Reporters: Leadership Unplugged

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It has been quite a week for the students who have attended Leadership Unplugged: A CNN Experience. Check here for a recap from earlier this week. After Wednesday’s HLN panels our students were given a lesson in etiquette for a formal "Leadership Dinner" that took place at the Omni Hotel in Atlanta. The students networked with

25 06, 2014

A CNN Summer Experience

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21st Century Leaders kicked off its third and final summer program, Leadership Unplugged: A CNN Experience on June 21 at Georgia Tech’s campus. The week-long program, sponsored by Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS)  welcomed 78 Georgia high school students from 21 counties and 59 different high schools from across the state. Leadership Unplugged is designed