Youth Expression Showcase

Our weekly radio program invites students in Grades K-12 to perform live on the air. Hear young musicians, singer/songwriters, photographers, writers, poets and other people who express themselves through the arts.

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SLB Radio’s Oral History Program connects teens with adult role models in their communities. Click here to listen.

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Since 1978, The Saturday Light Brigade has broadcast LIVE spontaneous on-air phone calls from kids and adults as part of its Saturday morning radio program. Now you can hear some of the most memorable calls from people participating in on-air games and other participatory features or simply calling to tell us about something exciting.

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Join us as we celebrate the original talent in our midst with these weekly archives of in-studio performances by regional and national musicians and artists. Folk, bluegrass, jazz, singer/songwriter, international, storytellers and more!

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Manchester Academic Charter School: Radio 101, 2022-23

November 16, 2022 – 2:00 pm | 19 views
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7th graders from Manchester Academic Charter School are attending “Radio 101” this school year at SLB Radio. In our new Youth Media Center, the students will learn all the ins and outs of …

Manchester Academic Charter School: Science Projects

October 31, 2022 – 1:55 pm | 18 views
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In October 2022, 7th grade students attending Manchester Academic Charter School conducted an experiment, “Where is the Dirtiest Place On Campus?” Equipped with cotton swabs and petri dishes, these students probed the deepest depths and most highly trafficked areas of …

Olney Friends School Podcast at the YMC

October 7, 2022 – 1:26 pm | 185 views
DSC_0654 On Friday, October 7th, a group of students from the Olney Friends School visited the Youth Media Center to record their inaugural episode of The Media Bois!

Small Seeds Development Camp Summer 2022

August 15, 2022 – 11:28 am | 52 views
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Students in 3rd-5th grade from Small Seeds Development visited SLB’s Youth Media Center for one week this summer to learn the basics of audio recording and podcasting! They were able to build their own functional radios and spent time in …

Will Allen Foundation at the YMC

July 28, 2022 – 4:02 pm | 48 views
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Crossroads Foundation Summer 2022

July 22, 2022 – 11:05 am | 43 views
Scholars from Crossroads Foundation visited SLB's Youth Media Center this summer to learn about podcast production and to create their own podcast pilot episodes.

Woodland Hills Opportunity Camp 2022

July 5, 2022 – 3:17 pm | 86 views
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3rd, 4th, and 5th graders attending the Woodland Hills Opportunity Camp at Turtle Creek Elementary STEAM Academy learned the basics of audio production with us at “Youth Express: You’re On The Air!”, a Summer program dedicated to the amplification of …

PPS BOOST 2022: Pittsburgh Langley

July 5, 2022 – 12:55 pm | 71 views
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Summer BOOST 2022 is underway! At Pittsburgh Langley 6th and 7th grade students from across the district are joining SLB and Youth Express. Students will learn how to tell their stories through the basics of audio recording, electricity basics, and …

PPS BOOST 2022: Pittsburgh Obama

July 5, 2022 – 12:54 pm | 69 views
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Summer BOOST 2022 is underway! At Pittsburgh Obama, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th grade students from across the district are joining SLB and Youth Express. Students will learn how to tell their stories through the basics of audio recording, electricity …

PPS BOOST 2022: Pittsburgh Arlington

July 5, 2022 – 12:52 pm | 63 views
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Summer BOOST 2022 is underway! Rising 4th grade students at PPS Arlington are attending ‘Youth Express: You’re On The Air!’, a radio-focused camp were they will learn the basics of audio recording and technology and record their own stories about …