Katina Paron, MJE, works at the intersection of teens and journalism. The author of “A NewsHound’s Guide to Student Journalism” (McFarland), she’s helped create byline opportunities for young reporters and training to journalism teachers. She is the manager of Teach for Chicago Journalism at Medill (Northwestern University); editor of Newmark Graduate School of Journalism’s Dateline: CUNY and Ms. magazine’s The Future is Ms. teen-written column; and an adjunct associate professor at Hunter College. She was the senior project editor on The Trace’s award-winning national youth media gun violence reporting project, “Since Parkland” and founding editor of Teen Voices, a global girl news site at Women’s eNews. As the former managing director of the youth news agency, Children’s PressLine, she has worked with thousands of teens to develop professional quality media that has been published in the Daily News, Newsday, Metro, Ebony, Minneapolis Star-Tribune and ESPN.com, among other places. She’s written about youth journalism for The New York Times, The Daily News, WNYC SchoolBook, and more. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram.