Carlos McBride

Media Lab Director

Carlos brings extensive teaching experience to his role at Media Lab, both at the high school and college levels. Most recently, he’s served as adjunct faculty at several local colleges including Smith, Hampshire and Holyoke Community Colleges and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Carlos also works with Commerce High School students through The Community Journalism program at UMass, Amherst.   

The co-founder of TRGGR (Teach. Respect. Growth. Greatness. Responsibility.) Media Group, Carlos also ran a weekly radio show called TRGGR RADIO on 91.1 WMUA, for ten years, exploring politics, art, education, prison reform, media justice and music.

He is a Doctoral Candidate in Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies at UMass Amherst and holds an M.A. in Social Justice in Education also from UMass Amherst. Carlos received his B.A. in film and video from Hampshire College.  He is a serious practitioner of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for Team Link; he trains religiously along with his daughter.

Ways to Connect

Future Uncertainties

Jun 16, 2017

In this episode, Allyson Morin speaks with NEPR Media Lab and Community Journalism students Kimberly Cruz and Milton Sagardia. Allyson and Milton discuss Milton's fear that budget cuts will end the Gear Up Program while Allyson and Kim explore how language barriers erode the mother-daughter relationship.

I am Jay

Jun 2, 2017

In this episode, Brian Anthony Bevilacqua talks with NEPR Media Lab student Jay Capeles. Brian and Jay discuss how Media Lab gave a platform for Jay to speak about his transgender journey.

My Superman

May 19, 2017

 

In this first episode, Carlos McBride, Media Lab Director introduces the Media Lab program and student Tai-lor tells the brutal story of the loss of her father.