About National Youth Leadership Forum: Media — Advertising, Film & Journalism
Make Your Creative Mark on the World
NYLF Media, in collaboration with New York City's renowned St. John’s University, offers high school students a fantastic opportunity to explore the relationship between media and society — and to discover the exciting world of mass communications.
Guided by the award-winning professors in St. John’s Division of Mass Communications, you will benefit from an interactive curriculum that helps you to develop and practice essential skills needed for success in the media industry. Choose your own area of concentration. Gain a head-start in your media career by learning how advertisers select a target audience, examining the five- step film development process, or practicing the art of communication and journalism through the lens of current events.
Your time at NYLF Media will result in a tangible portfolio, such as a product advertisement, a fully edited short interview for a documentary film, or a feature story for a TV news segment that you can use when applying for college or a job in the field.