Radio Rookies: McBurney YMCA 2012

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The 2012 Radio Rookies Manhattan broadcast workshop was held in partnership with the McBurney YMCA on 14th Street in Manhattan. The Rookies' stories explore topics ranging from the immigration experience, to living with sickle cell disease, to the sexual harassment of teen girls on social media sites.

The 2012 Radio Rookies Manhattan broadcast workshop was held in partnership with the McBurney YMCA on 14th Street in Manhattan. The Rookies' stories explore topics ranging from the immigration experience, to living with sickle cell disease, to the sexual harassment of teen girls on social media sites.


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These days, many teenagers live half their lives on social media sites, and they're writing the rules as they go. One online trend 16-year-old Radi...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 16, 2013
  • Length: 08:24
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Rebelling against your parents is the norm for most teens in America, but for some young people who immigrate to the U.S. without one or both of th...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 16, 2013
  • Length: 06:35
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New York State has the worst high school graduation rate in the country, according to a recent study by the Schott Foundation for Public Education....

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  • Added: Jan 16, 2013
  • Length: 06:18
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18-year-old Radio Rookie Reporter, Danielle came from the Congo when she was 13 years old, leaving her mother and the life that she knew behind in ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WCAI / WNAN, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 16, 2013
  • Length: 07:27
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Nearly 100,000 Americans suffer from a blood disorder called Sickle Cell Anemia, a painful disease that shortens life-expectancy. Sickle cells aren...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 16, 2013
  • Length: 07:11
  • Purchases: 2