Here at Ballymena Today one of the most important things about our local Ballymena blog is that we hear from the future of our town. That is why at Ballymena Today we have been quietly encouraging young people from Ballymena to step up and have a go at reporting something exciting about and for our town. We know that lots of our readers love the posts written by the Ballymena Today Youth team and we love them too!

Ballymena Today Youth Team: What have they been up to?

We have an exciting update about what our local youth team have been up to – forget school, forget doing the chores our youth team have been rubbing shoulders with an exciting TV star who has been giving them the inside track on her career in television, her life in Northern Ireland and her advice on handling yourself online.

During the summer our team of teen sharpened their pencils, charged up their i-phone (for selfies), and were let loose on a BBC journalist. Who was it? You don’t have to wait long to find out.

This week we are very proud and delighted to publish a series of interviews prepared, carried out and recorded by young people from Ballymena. These teens weren’t starstruck but used this awesome opportunity to grill out local tv star for advice and we are sure that you won’t want to miss these blog posts. Stayed tuned to Ballymena Today – follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to find out exactly what the Ballymena Today Youth team have been up to!!