Sade Baderinwa, local news anchor for ABC7NY, in 2008 created and founded the Get Reel With Your Dreams Foundation and Get Reel with Your Dreams: The Inside Track mentorship program. High school students from the tri-state area in the program are exposed to careers in journalism, acting, production, marketing, distribution and news/sports reporting; inspiring the next generation of storytellers being the outcome.
It exposes high school students from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut to top professionals in film and television. Sade's partners in this initiative include The Walt Disney Company, WABC-TV, Lincoln Center Institute, and New York Women in Film and Television.
"At Disney, our aim is to reimagine tomorrow and amplify underrepresented voices and untold stories as well as championing the importance of accurate representation in media and entertainment."
The application deadline is May 9. To see more details and find the submission form, read on here: abc7ny.com