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.


Pieces

Caption: April Reyes (far left) with the family who took her in. From left to right: Mariya Manuel, Tanya Kim, Tamar Manuel and Alan Lee., Credit: Courtesy of April Reyes
For most people, family will always be family because you're blood. But in April Reyes' case, it doesn’t quite work that way. / This story won the ...

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  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 06:39
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The author's parents, Fetiha Omer and Abdul-Basit Hassan, in Somalia., Credit: Courtesy of Zubeyda Ahmed
"My dad's life story is kind of like Cinderella’s. He grew up without a mom, worked for an evil relative and found his princess in the least expect...

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  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sam struggled with depression in middle school., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/NATALIE NEWCOMB
“I started being like, I can’t talk about these things. You’re basically taught to bottle up your feelings in middle school.” RadioActive Youth M...

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  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:49
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Volunteering at the Seattle Aquarium helped Grace Zheng overcome her fear of talking., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/SURYA HENDRY
"I was afraid that I was gonna say the wrong thing, I wouldn't be able to speak, I was gonna stutter." One introvert's transformation, with a littl...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 06:27
Caption: Noel Gasca poses for a graduation shot with her father, Rick Gasca, and mother, Kim Chapman., Credit: Courtesy of Noel Gasca
On a sunny morning during her junior year of high school, Noel Gasca was taking the SAT, when she got to a question that left her stumped. It basic...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 05:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Leo S. Morales loves his job as a researcher of minority health at the University of Washington., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/TORI ZIVKOVIC
People sometimes take unlikely paths to get where they're going. This is the story of an unlikely scholar.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 04:54

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 05:12
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: RadioActive producer Jad Vianu with his father Alec Vianu., Credit: Courtesy of Jad Vianu
Many people have heard of the brutal dictatorships that ruled Soviet Eastern Europe in the twentieth century. RadioActive youth producer and high s...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 04:55
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When you hear about concussions in the news, it's often about a football player. But kids get concussions too. In one recent year, nearly a quarter...

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  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 05:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mr. Drego Little teaches a class at Rainier Scholars., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/FEVEN MEKONENN
We all remember the influential teacher who made a difference in our lives. But for Drego Little, the teacher that changed his life was the one he ...

Bought by Cards Against Humanity: The Good News Podcast


  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 05:56
  • Purchases: 1