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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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The Weekday High interns traveled to Fidalgo Bay, near Anacortes where they spent a morning with volunteers from the Puget Sound Restoration Fund s...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 02:45
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Weekday High intern Tatevik Aprikyan wanted to find out where the fish we eat comes from.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:36
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A short audio post card of Seattle's Portage Bay

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:06
Caption: RadioActive's Yafiet Bezabih and Ann Kane in KUOW's studio recording this program. , Credit: Lila Kitaeff
This month RadioActive hosts Yafiet Bezabih and Ann Kane are fixing to surprise you. First we bring you three amazing stories about the challenges ...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 16:24
Caption: RadioActive reporters Antonia Dorn and Kadian Vanloo
There’s no such thing as a normal you. Do you talk to your boss the same way you talk to your dog? Probably not. This is called code switching.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 14:57
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In this month’s RadioActive podcast, hosts Bryce Ellis and Daniel Metz hear stories about high school students who aren’t "sluffin" when it comes t...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 17:29
Caption: RadioActive's spring 2013 workshop. Clockwise from left: Program Producer Jenny Asarnow, Youth Producers Varun Dhananjaya, Riley Guttman and Nolwenn Delisle, KUOW Senior Editor Jim Gates, April show host Ann Kane, Youth Producer Yafiet Bezabih, Program Pr, Credit: Jason Pagano
RadioActive hosts Sarah Rosenthal and Ann Kane bring you stories created by the newest generation of RadioActivians. They reported these stories as...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 26:53
Caption: Human trafficking vigil in Seattle, Credit: Katherine Sims
This month, RadioActive hosts Sarah Rosenthal and Kamna Shastri bring you stories about the reality of human trafficking in the Seattle area.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 23:37
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In RadioActive's first podcast of 2013, hosts Antonia Dorn and Ann Kane bring us a story from producer Molly Freed who talks about how she learned ...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 12:48
Caption: Producer Madeline Ewbank
RadioActive reporter Madeline Ewbank brings us the story of one man’s baseball game against cancer and the odds stacked against him. How do we own ...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 08:22
Caption: Jen came out as trans at age 14.
Jennifer is like a lot of other high school girls. She worries about the clothes she wears and the friends she has. To see her walking down the str...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 07:33
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Home prices are the best they’ve been since the housing crisis of 2008. But many are still living with the repercussions of that time. One family i...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:56
Caption: Jon Nyberg, or Mr. Nybs, maintains a positive attitude while he battles "Mr. C.", Credit: Courtesy of Susan Ewbank
In today’s RadioActive podcast we battle the odds, even when we know our chances of winning are slim. We fight for our dignity and we fight for our...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 18:54
Caption: Maria Perez with her daughter Estefania
Being a mother isn’t easy. It’s harder being both single and an immigrant. But that didn’t stop Maria. RadioActive’s Estefania Chirino Perez shares...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 09:20
Caption: Kyra Macfarlane , Credit: Chris Otey
27,000 students in Washington state are facing homelessness. Kyra Macfarlane is one of them. She has gone from house to motel and back dozens of ti...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WAMC

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 11:37
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: World History Teacher Andy Giron, Credit: Hassan Abdi
To many there’s an occupation, to some there’s a career and to a few there’s a passion. Hassan Abdi has the story of a teacher who is amongst the f...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:27
Caption: Maeve McIver-Sheridan, Credit: Sophie Ding
Playing in a pit orchestra is often a forgotten and thankless task. So why would a talented musician spend time there instead of going for the glor...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 09:00
Caption: Cultural Day at Foster High School, Credit: Ardo Hersi
Did you know that Tukwila is the most diverse school district in the nation? So says the NYT. And Foster High School in Tukwila is celebrating its ...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 15:31
Caption: Ridwan Abdirahman , Credit: Iman Mohamed
How much of your identity should you hide from your friends? That was what 16 year old Ridwan Abdirahman asked himself. RadioActive’s Iman Mohamed ...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 07:16
Caption: Holy Names students Audrey Long and Theresa Edwards at a December rally outside the Archdiocese of Seattle in support of former Eastside Catholic Vice Principal Mark Zmuda., Credit: AUDREY LONG
After recent events involving vice principal Mark Zmuda, ... SOMETHING CATCHY!!! TO BE WORKED ON.

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 08:34