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CBS 8 in San Diego – 2017 Native Youth Media Tour
July 28, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
On July 28th 2017, the Native Youth Multimedia Workshop program coordinated a tour of the CBS affiliate in San Diego. Viejas Band of Kumeyaay youth were given access to the stages, production control room and newsroom. This tour was part of our multimedia workshop that offers youth a week long introduction to filmmaking. Thanks to CBS 8 for hosting our Native youth! The Native Youth Media Tour entails Native American youth visiting movie studios, television networks and film schools in Los Angeles, California. This is a career development component designed to encourage Native American youth to explore employment in the entertainment industry and seek higher education. These professional visits include presentations from corporate staff that encourage the participating youth to pursue careers in film, television and media.Professionals from the film industry also speak with the participants about job preparation, and giving tours around the studio lots.