Next Generation Radio

We are finding, coaching and training public media’s next generation. Six talented student journalists enrolled at northern California colleges and universities are participating in this state-of-the-art training week in California’s Capitol. This #nextgenradio project is created in partnership with Capital Public Radio, Sacramento State University.

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A week filled with twists, turns and scares

A week filled with twists, turns and scares

The real work on this Next Generation Radio project began on day two. It turned out to be full of very helpful lessons. As I worked to find my source, the hours were passing and many of the phone calls were unsuccessful. No callbacks, tons of voicemails, leads falling...

From Listening to Audio Pieces, to Producing One!

From Listening to Audio Pieces, to Producing One!

I started the Next Generation Radio program four days ago without any experience in audio production. Today, I can say that I have a much better idea on how a radio piece is constructed, mixed together, edited and re-edited. I can also say that I have experience in...

Plan C: The Delta

Plan C: The Delta

When all else fails and knocking on doors and taking names actually works. Never in my reporting experience have I driven an hour away from the “newsroom” hoping to find a story. That’s exactly what my mentor, a NextGen audio engineer, the NextGen digital designer,...

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