The Best Youth-Made Radio of 2012

January 15, 2013 in GPRX Blog by Jones Franzel


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From heartbreak, to ice cream to immigration, over 450 new youth-produced stories were added to the PRX catalog in 2012. This year also brought some of the best youth radio stories we've heard, which made creating our Best Youth-Made Radio Stories of 2012 Playlist more difficult (and fun) than ever.

Photo: Trenton Good, City High Radio

Hear this remarkable collection of honest, well-produced, and original storiesBig ups to the youth radio groups on the playlist!:

  • Louder Than A Bomb 2012, Chicago, IL
  • RadioActive, Seattle, WA
  • Philly Youth Radio, PA
  • Deep in the Heart, a Project of Texas Folklife Center, Austin, TX
  • City High Radio, Tucson, AZ
  • Alaska Teen Media Institute, Anchorage, AK
  • Zumix Radio, Boston, MA
  • Youth Media Project, Santa Fe, NM
  • Outloud Radio, San Francisco, CA
  • Youth Radio, Oakland, CA
  • Blunt Youth Radio Project, Portland, ME
  • Radio Rookies, New York, NY
  • Open Orchard Productions, Los Angeles, CA
  • Terrascope Youth Radio, Cambridge, MA
  • Youth Spin, Austin, TX
  • Free Spirit Youth Media, Chicago, IL