You’ve got an idea for a great story… or at least you think it’s a great story. Now you need to convince your editor/teacher why this story needs to get made, and why you’re the right reporter for the job. So what goes into a good pitch? How much research do you need to do before you make your pitch? We’ve put together some of tips of the trade on putting together the best pitch for your story idea.
Attention all STEM teachers — are you looking for ways to incorporate music and sound into your classroom?Check out these hands-on project ideas from Youth Radio’s Brains and Beakers science speaker series.
Depression in teens can be difficult to recognize, particularly when you factor in cultural views of mental illness. This resource includes discussion questions and resources for high school students.
Youth Radio teens and teachers sat down together to come up with a lesson plan for how educators can facilitate a productive conversation about race, police and violence, grounded in a collection of stories created by Youth Radio’s reporters and commentators.
I recently had the opportunity to tag along with one of my colleagues, Teresa Chin, for a workshop she led…
How can we, as students and young people, change things so that there is no “next Michael Brown?” Do you think that social media could be used to jump-start this change? If so, how?
Fall is here, which means colder weather and, for some teens, a reason to buy new clothes. How should teens balance affordability, style and ethics when it comes to buying clothing? Do you think it’s okay to buy inexpensive “fast fashion” clothing that was made in sweatshops? How can teens help promote fair labor practices?