What Is Channel One News?

Channel One News, a Houghton Mifflin Harcourt company, is an award-winning daily news program that encourages young people to become informed, global citizens. Every day, our newscast plays to more than 6 million students in thousands of classrooms across the country. We are the only news program created just for young people – with young journalists, young voices, covering the news from a young perspective. Channel One News provides the appropriate context to understand how global events affect students’ everyday lives, while providing educators with teachable moments in the classroom.

Recognized for outstanding achievement and leadership in broadcast journalism for more than 27 years, Channel One News has won two George Foster Peabody Awards, the industry’s highest honor, as well as numerous Webby, Telly, Sam and Golden Apple awards. Channel One News Premium won the 2015 Cynopsis award for Best Educational Series, the 2016 Revere Award for Digital and Media Literacies Award for Supplemental Resources and a 2016 Parents’ Choice Recommended Award.

Channel One News is also available as a subscription service. When you subscribe to the Channel One News Premium, you get access to:

  • the daily show with editions for Grades 3-5 and Grades 6-12
  • associated curriculum resources that include vocabulary, discussion questions, quiz questions and a daily lesson plan
  • searchable video library of prior Channel One video segments, transcripts and curriculum

In 2015, Channel One News Premium and the associated curriculum resources won the award for Best Educational Series at the Cynopsis Kids Imagination Awards.

You can also find out more about subscribing here.