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NPR’s Morning Edition Live from Youth Radio

NPR-Morning-Edition-2Host David Greene and the NPR crew partnered with Youth Radio’s local young reporters to co-produce and co-host stories covering Bay Area and national hot topics, trends and culture—all from a youth perspective. From gentrification and the San Francisco Bay Area’s housing crisis to Oakland’s vibrant arts scene and the 2016 Presidential Election, Youth Radio’s coverage highlighted youth voices on the week’s biggest stories. (Originally Aired: March 21–25, 2016)

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Peabody Award-winning Youth Radio is an Oakland-based, youth-driven production company that serves as NPR’s Youth Desk. Our newsroom is known for its features, commentaries, apps, interactives, and investigative series by youth about youth, which run on national and local radio outlets as well as sites that include National Geographic, Medium, The Huffington Post, and The Atlantic. Since the early nineties, Youth Radio has produced on-the-ground elections reporting highlighting first-time voters and youth points of view. The organization takes an expansive approach to covering politics, both empowering teens as full-blown agents in civic life, and producing stories about the many ways that young people are connecting, advancing public understanding, and shaping the dialogue about the social issues and policies that matter most.

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