KUOW's RadioActive Youth Media

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RadioActive creates a space at KUOW / Puget Sound Public Radio where youth discover and gain access to public radio public radio journalism. Our podcast features stories by RadioActive journalists about the people and issues that matter to young people in the Northwest.

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20 Pieces

Presenting feature stories from RadioActive Youth Media, where youth tell the story.

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6 Pieces

Presenting podcasts from RadioActive Youth Media, where youth tell the story.

Caption: Group photo from RadioActive's pop-up workshop with the Coalition for Refugees from Burma
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Through community workshops, RadioActive serves nearly 900 young people a year at more than 25 schools and community organizations. In these short-term programs, youth discover public radio journalism, learn basic radio storytelling skills, and share their voice.

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Listen to the work of RadioActive's Fall 2013 students.

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Listen to the pieces from RadioActive's fall 2014 workshop

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14 Pieces

A series of short podcasts and stories produced monthly by alumni of the RadioActive program.

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Listen to the work of RadioActive's Spring 2014 students.

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A series of short podcasts produced by alumni of the Weekday High/RadioActive program and by the Winter Session RadioActive program.

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RadioActive is the daily podcast of the 2011 Weekday High School Internship Program at KUOW in Seattle.

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11 Pieces

The daily podcast of the 2012 RadioActive Summer Session. This podcast is available every Tuesday-Thursday from July 31st to August 17th.


Pieces

Caption: Alex, Mollie, and Colton at RadioActive's workshop in the Tri-Cities , Credit: KUOW PHOTO/LILA KITAEFF
Sometimes we all feel like we're the odd one out, but that's okay. And these awkward situations can lead to growth. Created by Tri-Cities teens Mol...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 03:19
Caption: Leonard and Vanessa Moore, with Zech, Joshua, and Anisa at RadioActive's workshop in the Tri-Cities, Credit: KUOW PHOTO/ESMY JIMENEZ
Ethnic studies are important to create open-mindedness and eliminate prejudice. If we don't learn our history, we don't know who we are. Created by...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Mitchel and Madison at RadioActive's workshop in the Tri-Cities, Credit: KUOW PHOTO/ROBIEL BAHTA
College acceptance rates are going down, tuition prices are going up, and qualified students aren't getting into the colleges they want. Created b...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 01:40
Caption: Trevor, Laura, and Isaac at RadioActive's workshop in the Tri-Cities, Credit: KUOW PHOTO/KYLE NORRIS
Awkward situations are normal, and we should just embrace them. Created by Tri-Cities teens Trevor Arm, Laura Belen Sandoval, and Isaac Robertsha...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 03:25
Caption: Hosts Amy Styer and April Reyes., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/LILA KITAEFF
We love all things horror, but don't know why. We explore the many ways in which humans experience fear. We discuss people's greatest fears, and as...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 08:22
Caption: Natalie Newcomb and Surya Hendry contemplate fashion in Seattle's University District., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/AMY STYER
Did you dress yourself this morning, or did an entire industry?

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lambert House, Summer 2016, just after a water balloon fight., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/AMY STYER
On Seattle's Capitol Hill, the Lambert House is a space where queer youth are free to be themselves. RadioActive's Amy Styer takes us inside the ho...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 07:27
Caption: Omar Ali with his family. Omar is standing fourth form the left holding his daughter., Credit: Courtesy of Awal Ibrahim
Omar Ali is a hero in the eyes of his family. He embarked on a long journey that could have landed him nearly anywhere, fighting to find a safe spa...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:47
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Alyssa started using heroin when she was 14. She’s now 20 and works as a daycare teacher., Credit: FLICKR PHOTO / B.A.D. HTTPS://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/BRADADOZIER/
"My own family didn't even know who I was anymore. I didn't even know who I was anymore."

Bought by WAMC and KSFR


  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 04:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Maya and her parents., Credit: Courtesy of Maya Konz
The first thing you say to someone you just met is most likely a polite greeting: "Hello! What's your name?" But not everyone is that thoughtful.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 1