City High Radio

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We are a youth radio group dedicated to telling real stories about things that matter to teenagers. We write, record, and edit all our own work. Our school, City High, is located Tucson, Arizona. Check it out at You can subscribe to our podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Thank you so much for listening!


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During our school's closure, City High Radio will be sharing audio diaries from kids stuck at home during the Covid-19 pandemic. Thanks for listening. If you want to hear more stories like this one, follow us here on PRX or subscribe to our podcast, City High Radio. It's available on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts.


Caption: Makele and Her Dad
When you're a teenager, it's hard to understand how "the economy" has anything to do with your life. But when Makele's dad lost his job and their h...

Bought by WAMC Northeast Public Radio

  • Added: May 15, 2012
  • Length: 09:33
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Producer: Karla T
Fourteen-year-old Karla Torres wanted to join a revolution and change the world, but after a few weeks at Occupy Tucson, she began to wonder if she...

  • Added: May 08, 2012
  • Length: 04:34
Caption: my mom--one of the only photos I have
Fifteen-year-old Ashley hasn't seen her mom in a long time.

  • Added: May 05, 2012
  • Length: 04:20
Caption: Tucson from the top Tumamoc Hill, Credit: Trenton Good
16-year-old Trent needs answers, so he skips school and heads out in to the desert to do some thinking. His mother does not approve.

Bought by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, YouthCast, and PRX Remix

  • Added: May 03, 2012
  • Length: 06:58
  • Purchases: 3
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High school freshman Trent likes to tag his name on things. Tagging, a form of graffiti, is popular with teenagers--they write their "tag" name on ...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2012
  • Length: 02:47
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Freshman producer Krysta and her friends wonder what life would be like without school .

  • Added: Dec 16, 2011
  • Length: 02:38
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When adults talk to teenagers, they often wonder, "Are they hearing ANYTHING I say? Are they going to remember ANY of this?" Seventeen-year-old Gra...

Bought by YouthCast

  • Added: Dec 15, 2011
  • Length: 03:44
  • Purchases: 1
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High school freshman Karla interviews fellow students to see what they think about teenagers getting tattoos. Do tattoos in high school make you Re...

Bought by

  • Added: Dec 15, 2011
  • Length: 03:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Caesar Hugs a Cactus. Do not try this at home., Credit: Cyrus Tucker
In this vox pop, City High students Milton and Chris ask fellow teens and teachers about the strange encounters they have had with cacti here in ou...

Bought by Radijojo World Children's Radio Network

  • Added: Nov 14, 2011
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 1
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In their debut radio story, freshmen Tessa and Ashley ask teenagers what their biggest pet peeve is. This vox-pop is short and humorous. Content ...

Bought by Radijojo World Children's Radio Network

  • Added: Nov 14, 2011
  • Length: 02:25
  • Purchases: 1