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Partnering with professional journalists, our student-led media brings youth perspectives on pressing issues of the day via syndication to major outlets like NPR, Marketplace, The Huffington Post, and National Geographic. Youth Radio's coverage has earned some of the industry’s highest honors, including the Peabody Award, duPont-Columbia Award, Edward R. Murrow Award, and the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award.

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Mixing Theory, Skills, and Practice

Through partnership with top professionals and peer collaboration, students enrolled in our training programs learn the skills that lead to the professional content in our Newsroom. Youth Radio’s programs build technical skills based on progressive curricula, culminating in deep understanding of the media and technology landscape and a professional skill set that leads to expanded education and career opportunities.

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Bay Talk Friday: Episode 4

Today marks the fourth Bay Talk Friday show of the summer. We heard a diverse array of music selection from many talented artists such as Le Tigre, Avicii, Fetty Wap, and Greenday. We also highlighted recent news events, such as the shooting of a Hayward police officer, the discovery of the oldest Qur’an, and the tragic incident of…

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Bay Talk Friday: Episode 3

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Youth Radio Raw is a weekly radio show produced by Bay Area youth, ages 14-18. Students work in partnership with adult professionals to learn the basics of journalism, music production, and multimedia. For photos of the show, you can go to Youth Radio’s Flickr page www.flickr.com/youthradio. Check out a live tweet of the show by…

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Platform for Reflection, Expression, and Innovation

Dedicated to providing students a safe space to discuss issues, unleash their imaginations, and build connections through creative projects. As makers of art, media, and community resources, our youth develop a deep set of life skills to complement their technical training, and build social and cultural capital in their communities.

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