Meet Our Kid Reporters

September 13, 2017

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 TFK. Here are some fun facts about our newest reporters. Want to be a TFK Kid Reporter next year? Check timeforkids.com in March 2018 for an announcement.

Name Marley Alburez

Age 11

Home New York, NY

Marley enjoys drawing, swimming, and helping animals. Her dream interview is J.K. Rowling.

Name Natalie Chen

Age 13

Home Bethesda, MD

Natalie would like to interview her favorite band, One Direction. Her best friend is her dog, Wiley.

Name Benjamin Choucroun

Age 12

Home Corte Madera, CA

Benjamin has his own YouTube channel. The first video he made was Dinosaur News, at age 3.

Name Gabrielle Hurd

Age 10

Home St. Louis, MO

Gabrielle likes writing about politics and the environment. Her favorite movie is Wonder Woman.

Name Erin Jeon

Age 14

Home Irvine, CA

Erin invented a popcorn bucket that spreads butter evenly. She hopes to become a journalist.

Name Luke Joachim

Age 10

Home Palo Alto, CA

Luke follows sports and the stock market. His favorite team is the Golden State Warriors.

Name Cameron Joyner

Age 13

Home New York, NY

Cameron loves to read and draw. His proudest accomplishment is winning a debate competition.

Name Simar Khanuja

Age 12

Home Issaquah, WA

Simar loves to wear mismatched socks and hates to get up early. Her favorite sport is golf.

Name Aanand Mehta

Age 11

Home Phoenix, AZ

Aanand plays cello and piano. He would love to interview author Rick Riordan.

Name Christopher Nguyen

Age 10

Home Hilton Head, SC

Christopher likes acting and fishing. He hopes to become a theme-park engineer.

Name Gitanjali Rao

Age 11

Home Lone Tree, CO

Gitanjali likes video editing and traveling. She plays bass in a rock band.

Name Nolan Watson

Age 13

Home Orchard Park, NY

Nolan enjoys biking with family and friends. He won a middle school cross-country MVP award.