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The Next Generation Radio Project is a week-long digital journalism training project designed to give competitively selected participants, who are interested in radio and journalism, the skills and opportunity to report and produce their own multimedia story. Those chosen for the project are paired with a professional journalist who serves as their mentor.

This edition of the #NPRNextGenRadio project was produced in collaboration with:

  • Managing Editors – Michelle Faust Raghavan - Independent Editor, Portland, Oregon; Phyllis Fletcher - Independent Editor, Seattle
  • Digital Editors – Alexis L. Richardson, Chief Innovation Officer/Digital Content Strategist, Philadelphia; Lita Beck (Navajo) - Senior Politics Editor, The Philadelphia Inquirer;  Heather C. Gomez (Jicarilla Apache) - Freelance Digital Editor, Dulce, New Mexico
  • Audio Tech – Selena Seay-Reynolds - Freelance Audio Engineer, Los Angeles; Abby Fritz, Freelance Audio Tech/Producer, Syracuse, New York
  • Editorial Illustrators – Lauren Ibañez, Freelance Editorial Illustrator, Houston; Eejoon Choi - Freelance Editorial Illustrator, Los Angeles; Ard Su - Freelance Editorial Illustrator, New York
  • Visuals –  Todd Michalek, Freelance Visual Journalist, Syracuse, New York
  • Web Developer – Robert Boos, Freelance Creative Technologist, Minneapolis

Our journalist/mentors for this project were:

  • Pauly Denetclaw - Politics Reporter, Indian Country Today, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Savannah Maher - Reporter, Marketplace, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Taylar Stegner (Shoshone and Arapaho) - Tribal & Rural Reporter, Wyoming Public Radio
  • Tarryn Mento - Reporting Fellow, WAER, Syracuse, New York
  • Carrie Jung - Education Reporter, WBUR, Boston

NPR’s Next Generation Radio program is directed by its founder, Doug Mitchell.

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