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.

Series

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14 Pieces

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

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8 Pieces

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

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3 Pieces

Final Stories for the Summer 2015 introduction workshop.

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2 Pieces

Possible stories for GenPRX's We've Got the Power Special

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15 Pieces

Summer Soundwave is the daily podcast of the 2010 Weekday High Internship program. It's fresh, energetic, and compelling youth radio intended to entertain and inspire!

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8 Pieces

Weekday High School interns spent this past summer looking into the health of Puget Sound.

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11 Pieces

The Mixing Board is the daily podcast of the 2009 Weekday High Internship Program. The aim is to offer a youthful view of our times.

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15 Pieces

A daily podcast featuring voices from communities of choice and chance

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16 Pieces

The daily podcast featuring voices and stories from KUOW's Weekday High School Internship Program.


Pieces

Caption: Diana Nguyen used to be lazy. Then she got on a bike., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/MELISSA TAKAI
Laziness is a hard habit to break, especially if you want to make the most out of life. But it helps if you have a bike, or at least it did for one...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 04:59
Caption: A banner advertising the Queer-Straight Alliance at Interlake High School in Bellevue., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/MIMANSA DOGRA
The majority of American youth age 13-20 don't identify as completely straight, and most know someone who uses a gender neutral pronoun, according ...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 15:12
Caption: Kamna Shastri with her dad on her fifth birthday. Now, Kamna is coming to terms with her albinism., Credit: COURTESY OF KAMNA SHASTRI
RadioActive producer Kamna Shastri tries to understand where she fits into conversations about race and identity as an Indian-American with albinism.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 03:52
Caption: RadioActive hosts Paul Kiefer and Hassan Abdi., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/JENNY ASARNOW
RadioActive youth producers take a look at one of the most important things in their lives: school.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 12:12
Caption: RadioActive's Nina Tran went on a bicycle tour of her south Beacon Hill neighborhood. Listen to the podcast to hear what she found., Credit: KUOW PHOTO / NINA TRAN
Neighborhoods shape our perspectives and our personalities. They become a part of us, an identity we carry even if we leave. On the latest RadioAct...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 19:21
Caption: RadioActive youth producers Ahlaam Ibraahim and Esa Tilija. Ibraahim says 'when you're born, they call you a lighty, and it's praised.', Credit: Esa Tilija
"When you're born, they call you a lighty, and it's praised." RadioActive Youth Producers Ahlaam Ibraahim and Esa Tilija explore the world of colo...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 14:18
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In the United States, we take the right to get an education for granted but that's not the case for many refugees. RadioActive's Faisa Muse brings ...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 05:12
Caption: Shina William's mother worked for many years in factories. When she was working she felt a pain, tingling over her hands., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/SHINA WILLIAMS
Look at your hands, and think of all the things you do with them: hold an ice cream cone, drive your car, scroll through Facebook. What if all of t...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 05:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Fallon, 17, suffered a psychotic episode in sophomore year of high school., Credit: COLLEEN MCDEVITT / KUOW
Lots of teens struggle with depression or anxiety, but what’s less talked about is psychotic disorders in teens and what the struggle is like. Radi...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 06:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Elinor Jones Toutant at the RadioActive Community Listening Party., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/COLLEEN MCDEVITT
Elinor Jones Toutant was homeschooled for most of her education, even though her family isn't one you'd expect to make that choice.

  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 05:03