Youth Radio Commentaries

Series produced by Youth Radio

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Youth Radio participants share their personal experiences in a commentary on issues that are important to them.

Youth Radio participants share their personal experiences in a commentary on issues that are important to them.


10 Pieces

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For most teens, going to sleep is the best part of the day. But for Youth Radio's Zildjian Shane, sleeping has always been a struggle.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:03
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Youth Radio's Natalie Battendorf discovers how taking a wrong turn can lead to the right path.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Aug 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Youth Radio's Billy Cruz enjoys producing films as his way to express himself artistically, but his high school didn't see his films as art.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2015
  • Length: 01:03
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Youth Radio's Justin Cruz has always struggled with anxiety, even as early as fifth grade. But as he's getting ready to start his junior year of hi...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2015
  • Length: 01:04
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Youth Radio's Nanette Thompson has to lead with her wallet rather than her dream when it comes to picking her college.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2015
  • Length: 01:04
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Samone Perry shares with Youth Radio her concerns about feeling safe at school, as she's getting ready to start her junior year of high school.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 01:04
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As Youth Radio's Soraya Shockley heads off to college, she's making sure to soak up pieces of the Bay Area she loves the most.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:08
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Youth Radio's Soraya Shockley talks about her dilemma as the smart girl in school.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Youth Radio's Zildjian Shane shares why he thinks his chances of getting in to a great college are closed to none.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:05
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In this commentary Youth Radio's Desmond Meagley explains why family time at his home is often overshadowed by technology.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:08