The Next Generation Radio 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. This project for university students was produced at Houston Public Media in July 2017.

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Young Artists “Chop, Screw” Rap into New Sounds

DJ Archaic unravels his sound cords and weaves them around his dining room table. He hovers over a keyboard, scratches the decks and starts mixing.| Read and Listen

Author: Brionne Dunham

by Dana Jones

Love on the Rocks

Rock climbing brought her love — twice. | Read and listen

Author: Ryan Reynolds

by Ryan Reynolds

Bishop’s Next Move

The first time Kevin Troy Adkins, Sr., 54, saw someone walking their dog in Houston’s historic Third Ward, he knew the neighborhood he grew up in was never going to be the same. | Read and listen

Author: Brionne Dunham

by Brionne Dunham

Teacher Puts Heritage in Lesson Plan

When Naomi Molina de Wood was in school she remembers being told she would never set foot on a college campus. | Read and listen

Author: Abigail Guevara Reyes

by Abigail Guevara-Reyes

Paperless, Stuck in South Houston

Imagine living most of your life in one city and not knowing which country you will live in ten years from now. That’s the situation for a 29-year-old undocumented woman in Houston. | Read and listen

Author: Ilse Hernandez

by Ilse Hernandez

Expelled Mexican Activist Searches For New Opportunities

Victor Gaytan Duran visits a laundry on a Friday afternoon in northwest Houston. At a small counter inside he is about to send some money to Mexico.. | Read and listen

Author: Juan Mendez

by Juan Mendez

We are finding, coaching and training public media's next generation. This #nextgenradio project is created in partnership with Houston Public Media. Learn more about Next Generation Radio and upcoming programs.