Youth Radio

Inseparable: Twin Teenagers Reflect On Their Future

Jun 9, 2016
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Today on Dayton Youth Radio, our first story from teenagers in Springfield. Siblings Dosjine and Odyssee Brown took our youth radio training course at the Springfield Center of Innovation's YOU Media Center.  Their story, produced together, is about their relationship growing up as twins and how that relationship could change when they graduate high school.

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This week on Dayton Youth Radio we’ll hear from Dayton Early College Academy student Jameka Swain about being black and proud of her culture.   Jameka says she demonstrates this everyday through her natural hairstyle.

Jameka Swain is a junior at the Dayton Early College Academy. To learn more about DECA, visit the school's website: http://daytonearlycollege.org/  Special thanks to Anne Rasmussen, Director of Community Involvement at DECA.

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This week on Dayton Youth Radio we'll hear a story from Dionna Powell, a senior at David H Ponitiz Career Technolgy Center, about her adjustment to life in a blended family.

Dionna Powell is a senior at Ponitz CTC High School. Special Thanks to Ponitz Radio media arts instructor Joanne Viskup. Learn more at the school's website: http://ponitzctc.org/

Support for Dayton Youth Radio comes from Dayton Rotary Foundation, the Fred and Alice Wallace Charitable Foundation, and the Iddings Foundation

Basim Blunt / WYSO

Today on Dayton Youth Radio we have a feature from David Lambes, a senior at David H Ponitz Career Technology Center who was raised by his grandparents and is now ready to graduate.

David Lambes is a senior at Ponitz CTC High School. Special Thanks to Ponitz Radio media arts instructor Joanne Viskup. Learn more at the school's website: http://ponitzctc.org/

Support for Dayton Youth Radio comes from Dayton Rotary Foundation, the Fred and Alice Wallace Charitable Foundation, and the Iddings Foundation

It's Just Family: A Teen Reflects On Adoption

Apr 21, 2016
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Today on Dayton Youth Radio we'll hear from a teenager from Yellow Springs High School. Her name is Olivia, and she's exploring what being adopted means to teens.  She speaks with her parents and younger brother to learn more in a feature entitled "It's Just Family".

Olivia Brintlinger-Conn  is a student at Yellow Springs High School.  Special thanks to Eli Hurwitz, Library Media Specialist at Yellow Springs High School.

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Today on Dayton Youth Radio we'll hear reflections from DeAnte McGlown, a student at Dayton Early College Academy who's trying to get the support he needs, after coming out to his friends and family.

From Smooth-Ban To Hitman: A Teen's Transformation

Mar 24, 2016
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Today on Dayton Youth Radio we'll meet Branley Femuels, a Senior at Ponitz High School in Dayton. He's a 2015 Associated Press Southwest Ohio All-District football star, but before he found success on the football field, he found trouble on the streets of his neighborhood.

Branley Femuels is a senior at Ponitz CTC High School. Special Thanks to Ponitz Radio media arts instructor Joanne Viskup. Learn more at the school's website: http://ponitzctc.org/

Justice For Kylen: A Teenager's Search For Answers

Mar 3, 2016
Khari Alves
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In today's Dayton Youth Radio story, we meet 17 year old  Khari Alves, a senior at Ponitz Career Technical Center. Khari did story about her cousin Kylen English, an aspiring singer who died in police custody 5 years ago.  His death was a shock to the North Dayton community and has left Khari's family searching for answers.

Darnell Terry
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This week we begin our second season of Dayton Youth Radio with a story from Darnell Terry, a senior at David H Ponitz Career Technical Center in Dayton.  Darnell believes in budgeting his money and talks to his friends about their financials habits and offers a bit of dating advice.
 

Darnell Terry is a senior at Ponitz CTC High School. Special Thanks to Ponitz Radio media arts instructor Joanne Viskup. Learn more at the school's website: http://ponitzctc.org/

Teens Gives Voice To Local, National Issues

Aug 2, 2015
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We are excited to present the final Public Service Announcements produced by the students at the Dayton Regional STEM School. These students wrote and produced these presentations as part of their participation in the Dayton Youth Radio project. All of the producers researched the project information via actual non-profit organizations that reflect some of the concerns important to them as teenagers. Sam Shear produced his PSA about students being fiscally responsible for an organization know as Feed the Pig.

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