Meet Our Kid Reporters

September 13, 2019

This year’s TFK Kid Reporters were chosen from 300 applicants in a nationwide competition. The crew will report on local and national news for TIME for Kids. Here are some fun facts about our newest reporters. Want to be a TFK Kid Reporter next year? Check timeforkids.com in March 2020 for an announcement.

Name Alexis Bumah

Age 12

Home Huber Heights, Ohio

Alexis plays the violin. She looks up to Michelle Obama and hopes to interview her one day.

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Name Henry Carroll

Age 9

Home Boston, Massachusetts

Henry loves to tinker and invent. He takes apart old things to make new gizmos and gadgets.

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Name Jack Doane

Age 12

Home Rex, Georgia

Jack loves to go horseback riding in his free time. He is learning to play the bagpipes.

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Name Priscilla L. Ho

Age 11

Home Glendale, California

Priscilla writes songs and poems. She enjoys boxing and is learning how to shoot and edit videos.

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Name Eshaan Mani

Age 13

Home Sugar Land, Texas

Eshaan likes writing and debate. One of his poems inspired a mural in his community.

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Name Mira McInnes

Age 11

Home Leawood, Kansas

Mira publishes her stories online. She participated in the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee.

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Name Tyler Mitroff

Age 10

Home Bethesda, Maryland

Tyler likes basketball and traveling the world. He is nearly a black belt in karate.

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Name Raunak Singh

Age 10

Home Fair Lawn, New Jersey

Raunak geeks out on electronics. He likes to read and wants to interview R.L. Stine and Bill Gates.

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Name Zara Wierzbowski

Age 10

Home New York, New York

Zara spends her free time dancing and swimming. Her favorite movie is The Parent Trap.

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Name Nora Wilson-Hartgrove

Age 9

Home Durham, North Carolina

Nora enjoys painting and drawing. Last year, she won gold in her school’s Math Olympics.

Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly noted Priscilla L. Ho's age. She is 11, not 12.