Why would you choose to be a journalist in today’s media-hostile environment? That’s a question adult reporters are grappling with, along with the aspiring young reporters and producers here at Youth Radio.
“I think being a journalist now is even more important than ever,” says one teen.
Student newsrooms are basically the NCAA of journalism. #SaveStudentNewsrooms
I’m worried that getting admitted to a top school — one of the top achievements of my life thus far — might be diminished by classmates who assume that I didn’t earn my place.
“To be there with all these kids who are actively part of that movement and saying ‘I’m going to vocalize what’s important to me and I will not let you try to define me.’ That was really powerful.”
Youth Radio’s reporters and editors are doing incredible work, covering the events in Parkland and the reaction around the country.…
Check out some of Youth Radio’s best reporting over the past year!
We’re sharing our principles and methods with the amazing professionals at this week’s 2017 Third Coast International Audio Festival. Youth Radio’s newsroom team is presenting an in-depth look at how we partner with young people to tell their stories.
Here are some of our favorite resources…