Become a Scholastic News Kid Reporter!


The 2018-2019 Scholastic News Kids Press Corps call for applications is open!


» Download the Application (PDF)

  • The application includes writing a news story, story ideas, and an essay.
  • The annual selection of Kid Reporters is based on writing ability, interviewing skills, and attention to detail.
  • Send your completed entry to:

    Scholastic News Kids Press Corps
    557 Broadway
    New York, NY 10012-3999
  • In order to be considered, you must be between the ages of 10-14
    (10 years old by August 31, 2018).
  • All applications must be received by May 31, 2018. No late applications will be accepted!
  • Kid Reporters are selected by Scholastic News Kids Press Corps editors, and the 2018-2019 Kid Reporter team will be announced in September 2018.
  • Have questions about the application process? Email us at