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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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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Nigisti Hailemariam has been in the United States for over 20 years; she has two kids, a stable job, and a red Honda outside her three bedroom apar...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:26
Caption: Catherine Fisher, an avid thrift shopper
In late August last year, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, a Seattle-based rap group, released a single called “Thrift Shop.” This song has topped the ch...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:33
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: What occupancy limit? Kids pile into the back of a bus in Cape Coast, Ghana.
Youth reporter Zoe Sheinkopf visits a refugee camp in Ghana and sends back an audio postcard full of boisterous singing children.

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Wally Pets in Wallingford, Credit: Margaret Steck
Hosts Halle Bills and Nina Tran look back on their time at KUOW during the last show of the summer. You’ll hear a story from Caitlin Gaylord about ...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 14:22
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Officer Denise Cookie Boulden is a Detective for the Seattle Police Department. She’s well known for her work with youth and the elderly. Detecti...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 06:31
Caption: Samaj examines his painting. It is part of his new series, called Entry/Dropline.
An artist living in Seattle has just had to move for the fifth time in four years. As he gets older it's becoming harder and harder for him to expo...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:44
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Fall sports are starting. With this training comes another tradition, froshing. Froshing, or hazing, is when upperclassmen initiate freshman throug...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 10:51
Caption: Marcus Pimpleton directing at an All-City Band Rehearsal in Memorial Stadium., Credit: Kristin Viray
The All-City Marching Band is a music program in the greater Seattle area. Since 1961 they have performed at over 20 parades during the Seattle sum...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:18
  • Purchases: 1
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A dream detective, a sleep specialist from the University of Washington Medical Center, and an enthusiastic lucid dreamer. Could we have fit any mo...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 11:46
Caption: Kids from The Bike Shop on a Saturday ride, Credit: Used with permission from Matt Velguth
Matt Velguth runs The Bike Shop, an after-school program for low-income kids, because he wants to empower them and help them mature into independen...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:22