Young Voices provides an invaluable service to young journalists and policy analysts. The media arms at most organizations have their hands full promoting their senior writers, which leaves them with little time to push out young professionals’ work. The staff at Young Voices helped me place op-eds, book radio shows, and make connections with editors. I cannot recommend this program highly enough.
— Jared Meyer, Manhattan Institute Fellow and Young Voices Advocate. Jared is the co-author of Disinherited: How Washington Is Betraying America’s Young, and was recognized by Forbes in their 2016 list of 30 Under 30: Law and Policy
Being an Advocate for Young Voices has helped to shape my talents and my confidence while expressing political thoughts and opinions. Whether it is getting advice for public appearances or shaping an idea for a piece, YV has been an integral part of my personal success as a writer and political commentator. Having availability to knowledgeable, successful young writers has helped me to hone in my craft and has helped to develop myself into a successful voice for the liberty movement.
—Kaytee Moyer, PennLive.com columnist and Young Voices Advocate
Young Voices was essential in kickstarting my journalism career. From developing my writing skills to the extra exposure, I wouldn’t be where I am today without the help of Young Voices. As the program grows, I’m impressed by what Young Voices advocates are doing to spread liberty in the U.S. and around the world.
—Jason Russell, Washington Examiner contributions editor
Young Voices allows those getting their start in policy or politics to make their presence known earlier in their careers than they otherwise would have. By providing members with access to established media sources, Young Voices gives those with the freshest views on today’s political climate to meaningfully contribute to the discussion.
—Daniel Takash, Reason Foundation policy analyst
Young Voices is a key resource for young journalists and policy professionals looking to make their voices heard. Writing well and building relationships with editors are invaluable career skills that employers rarely teach intentionally. Young Voices can help young professionals cultivate these skills much faster. My relationship with YV has helped me give a much wider audience for my policy work, build up a healthy list of bylines, and ultimately become a columnist. The program is an invaluable opportunity aspiring writers would be foolish to pass up.
—Tyler Koteskey, Reason Foundation Education Policy Analyst
Young Voices has genuinely changed my life. Working as an advocate and remote Editorial Assistant from the UK helped me acquire the skills and contacts necessary to launch myself into the American liberty movement. Their team has helped me get published in outlets where I would not have otherwise, honed my op-ed writing skills, and provided low-pressure media training through the Young Voices Podcast. If you aspire to become a journalist, pundit, writer, radio host, or work in communications more generally, I’d massively encourage you to become a Young Voices Advocate!
—Daniel Pryor, Students For Liberty Communications Associate
Over the past several years,
Young Voices played a huge role in my development as a person, a writer, and a professional. Young Voices introduced me to people and publications that furthered my interests and aspirations. Most importantly, Young Voices helped me find something indispensable for effectively communicating ideas–a voice of my own.
—Joseph Diedrich, University of Wisconsin School of Law