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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6 Pieces

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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8 Pieces

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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10 Pieces

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.


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Caption: Macklemore's and Ryan Lewis' "The Heist" launched them into the national spotlight, Credit: Der Robert/Flickr
The Republican Party seeks the fountain of youth, a comic book artist tries to make his fame last longer than fifteen minutes, and Macklemore's art...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 18:09
Caption: A doodle by host Carlos Nieto, Credit: Credit KUOW Photo/Jenny Asarnow
Today, RadioActive hosts Isaac Noren and Carlos Nieto bring you stories of when pencil meets paper. Doodles, sketches and drawings of all kinds!

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 11:18
Caption: Srikar and Maddie battle for the Oreos., Credit: Lila Kitaeff
Captain Wonder Man and Graphite Girl from RadioActive bring you stories of Superman, Batman and the Southcenter Mall.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 16:08
Caption: We be illin'., Credit: Jenny Asarnow
RadioActive Youth Producers Madeline Ewbank and Srikar Penumaka bring you tales of blogs, bubble tea, Breathe Rights and being afraid.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 15:55
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For the first RadioActive podcast of summer 2013, new hosts Isaac Noren and Carlos Nieto bring you stories about gender and gender stereotypes.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 13:07
Caption: RadioActive's Kamna Shastri and her cousin Ananya Shankar in Seattle, Credit: Jenny Asarnow
A 13-year-old girl in Chennai, India, had always wanted to visit the United States. But when she does, her idealized view of America is tested by t...

Bought by WJCT


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Trent Selland played death row inmate Matthew Poncelet in Bishop Blanchet High School's production of "Dead Man Walking."
Darlene Selland still remembers the day she found out. The knock, being told to sit down. Her niece Tiffany had been murdered. For a long time, she...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Washington State


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:58
  • Purchases: 1
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This month RadioActive hosts Sarah Rosenthal and Ann Kane take you on a trip around the world.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 21:44
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These are my cousins. This is war.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:40
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Lois Lane breaks up with Superman.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 11:32