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A digital storytelling tool from Y-Press with interactive videos, links and examples to help young producers create radio stories. Topics include:
- Subject & Angle
- Refining the angle
- Check out the discussion forums on Generation PRX to find answers on anything from recording equipment to curriculum ideas. Or pose your own questions to the group.
- From the GPRX co-presented Listen Up! Audio for Educators course, see useful links for audio educators.
- PRX Pointers From sharing pieces to creating an ideal profile, invaluable advice from the PRX help desk.
- A Kid’s Guide to Recording Stories
- Audio School: An Inside Look at How Youth are Doing Radio. These guides share advice on radio production from youth producers in an audio format. Visit Transom to hear the guides or download these accompanying .pdf files on vox pops, interviewing, and how to use music effectively.
- Guide to Peer Feedback PDF, a.k.a. How to Listen to Other Youth Producers’ Work and Have Something Constructive to Say
- Let a Thousand Voices Speak A guide to youth radio programs in the United States and hints for starting your own from the National Federation of Community Broadcasters.
- Make Your Own Radio Diary
- The StoryCorps Question Generator and DIY Guide.
- Radio Training Materials, from the Canadian Society for Independent Radio Production
- The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Interview Guidelines (.pdf)
- Global Action Project’s Media in Action Curriculum, an excellent primer on youth media concepts and skills, from framing & messaging to understanding the nature of power.
- Using Sound to Tell Stories from the Digital/Media/Arts curriculum of the EDC, a comprehensive guide to creating audio documentaries, from sound design to production.
|Transom.org is an experiment in channeling new work and voices to public radio through the internet, for discussing that work, and encouraging more.|
|The High School Broadcast Journalism Project promotes broadcast journalism by helping high schools establish and maintain outstanding broadcast journalism programs.|
|The Third Coast Festival is a celebration of the best feature and documentary work heard worldwide on the radio and internet.|
|The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in Boston has a teen program with a rich resources section for media arts.|
There are lots of ways you can get moving with Generation PRX:
- Sign up for a PRX account and then create a group account for your youth radio group
- Start listening to youth-produced radio on PRX
- Subscribe to YouthCast, Generation PRX’s podcast
- Sign up for Signal, the newsletter for the youth radio community. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Comment on a piece or apply to the Youth Editorial Board
- Learn more. Contact Generation PRX at (617) 230-7311, or send an email to generationprx [at] prx [dot] org