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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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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.”

  • Added: Aug 04, 2015
  • Length: 04:08
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.

  • Added: Aug 04, 2015
  • Length: 04:34
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
Caption: Foster High School senior Nandina Cengic is a feminist, filmmaker and activist., Credit: JESENKO SPAHIC
Azeb Tuji explores the myths of feminism and dispels the rumors with a local high school student Nandina Cengic.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 04:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nathan Boss, 16, poses with his airsoft gun before playing the game for the first time., Credit: NATHAN BOSS
RadioActive's Nathan Boss, 16, made his first foray into American gun culture through a real-life combat simulation game called airsoft, where play...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2015
  • Length: 04:48
Caption: RadioActive producer Jaylen Wheeler at a RadioActive listening party., Credit:  JASON PAGANO
Jaylen Wheeler is a student at University Prep in north Seattle. Follow him through his role as the odd one out.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 28, 2015
  • Length: 05:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ivy Jacobsen speaking about her abuse at her high school graduation., Credit: Ivy Jacobsen
Noel Gasca explores the story of the seemingly perfect girl next door.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 28, 2015
  • Length: 06:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: RadioActive's fall 2012 session graduates., Credit: Jason Pagano
This month RadioActive reporter Ellie Garcia takes on the challenge of hosting solo — a first for RadioActive!

  • Added: Jan 16, 2015
  • Length: 20:58
Caption: Paolo Feraboli and a Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 made with carbon fiber from his lab at the University of Washington., Credit: Paul Kane
"Car on, radio off, and paddle shift ready to go, okay, lets go!"

  • Added: Jan 16, 2015
  • Length: 15:43
Caption: RadioActive's Yafiet Bezabih and Seattle mayoral candidate Ed Murray., Credit:  Courtesy of Real Change News/Wes Sauer
In this month’s RadioActive podcast, hosts Isaac Noren and Nina Tran narrowly avert a beverage-related shutdown of podcast production. Plus, RadioA...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2015
  • Length: 16:51
Caption: Potter WInston Paul, at his studio in Chalky Mount, Barbados , Credit: Sarah Kane
This month RadioActive hosts Sarah Rosenthal and Ann Kane take you on a trip around the world.

  • Added: Jan 16, 2015
  • Length: 21:44
Caption: The aftermath., Credit: Lila Kitaeff
RadioActive's Yafiet Bezabih and Maddie Ewbank challenge our chef-in-residence Sarah Rosenthal to make a Thanksgiving meal out of mac and cheese, O...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2015
  • Length: 18:32
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The Protester is Time's 2011 "Person Of The Year." So, RadioActive hosts Bryce Ellis and Michelle Dutro chose this word of the month: 'remonstrate....

  • Added: Jan 16, 2015
  • Length: 15:31
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This month, RadioActive hosts Bryce Ellis and Ann Kane explore a little bit of Northwest culture by asking strangers about moving to Seattle, and K...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2015
  • Length: 11:49
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RadioActive is back with a monthly podcast! This month, hosts Tatevik Aprikyan and Kendrick Bradley take us from Seattle to Japan. Kamna Shastri re...

Bought by Radijojo World Children's Radio Network


  • Added: Jan 16, 2015
  • Length: 19:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Every junior in high school has heard of the SAT and those three letters fill them with fear. In order to get into his dream school, Evan Adams has...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:31
Caption: Producer Kadian Vanloo
Laura “Piece” Kelly is a hip-hop artist and poet who has worked with household names such as Drake, T.I., and KRS-One and the Dalai Lama. Laura en...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:55
Caption: Producer Dulce Saucedo
For Dulce Saucedo, lighting a candle meant losing her home. She now has to deal with the guilt of being responsible and figure out how to move on.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:46
Caption: Producer Trey Tuito'Elau
Manu Tuito’Elau is Samoan and in high school he was stereotyped as only being good at football. Because of that, Manu decided to make a documentary...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 02:20