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Youth Express: Pittsburgh Youth Media Corps, Fall/Winter 2023-24

December 5, 2023 – 1:45 pm
IMG_6934 This fall, members of SLB Radio’s Pittsburgh Youth Media Corps are creating a variety of audio projects at the Youth Media Center. New pieces appear here regularly.

Abiding Missions 2023: Peacemakers

June 12, 2023 – 10:00 am
s67-2023-06-26-000451.344-1 Students at Abiding Missions interviewed first responders in their community. These students learned technical and interviewing skills, putting them to use in a series of conversations with paramedics, police officers, firefighters, and city officials. By asking thoughtful questions, this energetic and civic-minded group of young people built new relationships with helpers and leaders.

New Hazlett Theater CSA 2022-2023 Student Reviews

June 8, 2023 – 11:02 am
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Local high school students reflect on their experiences visiting this season’s run of shows at the New Hazlett Theater for their Community Supported Art Performance Series. These one-of-a-kind original performances were attended by student reporters from several neighborhoods across Pittsburgh. …

Propel East 2023: Radio Club

April 19, 2023 – 4:15 pm
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Students in grades 3rd through 5th at Propel East share their thoughts on the world as they develop their authentic voices. Throughout this program, students sharpen their writing and critical thinking skills as they gain hands-on experience with recording equipment …

Propel Northside 2023: Radio Club

April 17, 2023 – 4:15 pm
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Students in grades 4th-5th at Propel Northside share their thoughts on the world as they develop their authentic voices. Throughout this program, students sharpen their writing and critical thinking skills as they gain hands-on experience with recording equipment and technology.…

Perry After School Academy 2018-19

November 5, 2018 – 2:40 am
perry We've had some great After School sessions so far with the students at Perry High School. Check out some of their ideas, opinions, and conversations thus far this school year - and be sure to check back as work is added to their playlist!

Faison After School 2018

February 27, 2018 – 12:57 pm
20180306_173207_Crop_Low We're very excited to be back at Pittsburgh Faison for After School!

Brashear After School 2016-17

May 24, 2017 – 4:55 pm
P1040335 Brashear High School students celebrated International Women's Day (and Women's History Month!) by talking about special women in their lives.

Jeannette After School: Cool to Care PSAs

March 9, 2017 – 4:16 pm
P1040200 After School students at Jeannette High School were tasked with choosing an issue that is important to them and creating a public service announcement in the "Cool to Care" format.

Jeannette After School: Advice for Freshmen and a Fond Farewell

January 26, 2017 – 1:10 pm
P1040068 Jeannette students continued to build on a great start to the after school program with a candid conversation about some misconceptions, pitfalls, and anecdotes about ninth grade.