MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center

In 2012, MNN opened a state-of-the-art community media center at the old Engine Co. 53 Firehouse on East 104th Street in East Harlem. The facility features three HD production studios, including a three-camera studio, as well as editing services and a Youth Media Center. The Firehouse offers many Community Events, and Media Education workshops.

Orientation
On the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm. The Firehouse hosts an Orientation, offering those interested an opportunity to learn more about the classes and certification process. Sign up for the next Orientation here.

Orientacion
Primer Miercoles del mes a las 6:00pm. Para mas informacion sobre nuestros cursos en Español y certificacion para usar nuestros equipos y facilidades. Inscribase para la proxima Orientacion aqui.

The Firehouse on MNN
The MNN El Barrio Firehouse broadcasts its programs on Sundays at 8:00 pm on MNN1 and Thursdays at 8:00 pm on MNN4. They feature artists, writers, poets, and filmmakers, community and social justice activists, and neighborhood residents engaged in advancing human liberation, culture, and politics for the benefit of the community. Programs are streamed on MNN.org. MNN Youth Channel programs air Monday-Friday on MNN4, between 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm.

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Firehouse News

This Sunday on “The Radical Imagination,” host Jim Vrettos talks with Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, about the widespread issue of poverty and the world’s collective reaction to it.
This Sunday on MNN, tune in to programming that offers insight into where we’re headed as a country and ideas for how to create a more peaceful nation.
This Sunday, watch NBLCA's Health Action TV to learn how local nurses are doing their part to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
This Sunday on MNN, tune into programming that’s all about large-scale problems we are facing as a city, state and nation.
As usual, the spotlight is on Trump this week as the intelligence community continues to investigate possible Russian interference with last year’s election. However this Sunday on MNN, we’re shifting the focus to programming that offers a local perspective on leaders in business and the government.

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Firehouse Hours

Building
Tuesday - Friday: 9am-10pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm 

Field Pickup and Return 
Tuesday - Friday: 12pm-8pm

Edit suites 
Tuesday - Friday: 12pm-9:30pm
Saturday: 10am-5:30pm 

Studios
Tuesday - Friday: 12pm-9:30pm
Saturday: 10am-5:30pm 
 

Summer (July to September)
Monday - Friday: 9am-10pm
 

Firehouse Events

Dec 6, 2017 6:00 PM
Firehouse
Esta sesión informativa es una oportunidad para aprender sobre MNN El Barrio Firehouse, su misión y programas. Se describirá los entrenamientos que se ofrecen, los requisitos de elegibilidad y el proceso de inscripción.
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Jan 2, 2018 6:00 PM
Firehouse
After attending Orientation at either our 59th street or El Barrio Firehouse location, Manhattan residents and non-profit community organizations can take classes and start producing your very own television program to cablecast on MNN’s channels.
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Firehouse Classes

Jan 6, 2018 10:00 AM
Firehouse
Este curso práctico enseñara a los estudiantes los principios de producción de televisión, incluyendo cómo comunicar su mensaje o historia, cómo trabajar eficazmente con los miembros de equipo y la forma de operar y controlar de equipos de estudio modernos.
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Jan 9, 2018 11:00 AM
Firehouse
This hands-on course teaches students the process of creating a television production, how to effectively work with a team of crew members, and how to operate state-of-the-art studio and control room equipment.
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