WUNC Youth Radio

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Caption: 2014 Teen Reporters, Credit: Carol Jackson
Image by: Carol Jackson 
2014 Teen Reporters 

Every summer, WUNC mentors high school students who are aspiring journalists. This is a collection of their best stories.

Every summer, WUNC mentors high school students who are aspiring journalists. This is a collection of their best stories.


5 Pieces

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Caption: Morgan Manson and the other youth reporters were based at the American Tobacco campus all summer., Credit: Carol Jackson
Teens in North Carolina are using the term "thirsty" these days, and they don't mean that they need a drink. The term refers to a specific behavior...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2015
  • Length: 02:41
Caption: Lili Morales was a teen reporter at WUNC during the summer of 2014., Credit: Carol Jackson
Lili Morales is a senior at Northern High School in Durham, N.C. As a part of WUNC's Youth Radio Project, she reports on the federal Deferred Actio...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2015
  • Length: 02:43
Caption: Aysia Evans and her father
When I was 15, my father was sentenced to three months in prison. I was one of the 2.7 million Americans under 18 with a parent who’s incarcerated.

  • Added: Feb 02, 2015
  • Length: 04:20
Caption: Jamayah Parrish conducting an interview outside the WUNC Studios in Durham, Credit: Carol Jackson
Jamayah Parrish is a rising senior at Northern High School in Durham. As a part of WUNC's Youth Radio Project, she reports on teens who have found...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 02, 2015
  • Length: 02:35
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Emmanuel Johnson recording an interview., Credit: Carol Jackson
Emmanuel Johnson is a senior at Riverside High School in Durham, N.C. As a part of WUNC's Youth Radio Project, he reports on a changing neighborhoo...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Feb 02, 2015
  • Length: 03:36
  • Purchases: 1