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: Krubel Amare shows off a head spin in the KUOW studio., Credit: KUOW Photo / Sanda Htyte
RadioActive Youth Media producer Krubel Amare breaks down the true essence of Hip Hop culture, and how it’s impacted himself and the people around ...

Bought by WDBM


  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 06:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The League of Legends World Championship in 2012. In 2014, the World Championship attracted 27 million viewers., Credit: Flickr Photo/Chris Yunker (CC BY-SA 2.0)
RadioActive Youth Media Producer Ben Yan takes us into the world of competitive video gaming and tells the story of one of the sports young stars.

  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 05:43
Caption: Mack has lived on a houseboat in Seattle's Portage Bay since 1968., Credit: KUOW Photo / Aubrey Gelpieryn
Mack Hopkins has been apart of the Seattle floating home community since 1968. He’s seen the community go from affordable homes to million dollar o...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Upendo Moore makes beats. , Credit: Courtesy of Upendo Moore
Most young people don’t know what they want to do with their lives. This is a story about a high school student who was born into a calling – being...

  • Added: Dec 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:18
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In the May 2015 edition of the RadioActive podcast, youth producers are looking at the issues on the minds of many Seattleites. We’ll hear about st...

  • Added: Dec 24, 2015
  • Length: 15:08
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Nothing is more powerful than the magic that comes from your mind, down your arm, through your fingertips, down your pen and onto the page. The Mar...

  • Added: Dec 24, 2015
  • Length: 19:59
Caption: Reporter Walter Stanton, Credit: Courtesy of KUOW
Gabby Saechao was in her first year of college when she heard those two dreaded words: “You’re pregnant.”

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Aug 04, 2015
  • Length: 04:08
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hieu Phan wearing one of his 60 pairs of Nike's Jordan shoes., Credit: Credit Courtesy of Hieu Phan
Hieu Phan, 18, is a “sneakerhead” – he collects shoes that are rare and have trading value.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 04, 2015
  • Length: 04:34
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tara Keo is a single mother to Sokinna, 16, and Kayden, 2., Credit: JASON PAGANO
RadioActive's Sokinna Keo has learned to find forgiveness for her mother's past as a drug user.

  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 06:16
Caption: Sara Ling hopes to return to Burma to search for her missing father., Credit: Amran Aden
Sara Ling is from Burma. When she was a child, her father disappeared. That's why her family left their country.

  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 06:25