Bree Person

My name is Bree Person. I live in the South Bronx. I am a senior in high school, and my future plans are to go away to college and be successful—at what? I’m not sure yet. Being a Radio Rookie has helped me rediscover my passion for writing. To pass the time, I like to write novels and make jewelry. I definitely want to wake up everyday wanting to go to work, and loving it.

Bree Person appears in the following:

MLK Day Through the Eyes of Young People

Monday, January 19, 2015

Each year, the nation reflects on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. But we also want to look forward and explore how his work might be carried into the future. 

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Digital Waves Festival Live Chats

Thursday, October 17, 2013


On Friday night at the 2013 Digital Waves Festival Newshive, participants will join three simultaneous online live chats to discuss issues they're interested in reporting on with seasoned, youth radio producers.


Sickle and Me

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Nearly 100,000 Americans suffer from a disorder called Sickle Cell Anemia. Radio Rookie Bree Person hates talking about Sickle cells – but she put together this report nevertheless.


Radio Rookies: Sickle Cell Anemia

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Bree Person, Radio Rookie, talks about having sickle cell anemia and what the diagnosis means for her and her family. Pediatrician Suzette Oyeku also joins us to explain what sickle cell is, and what developments in treatment mean for those who have the inherited blood disorder.

Dr. Oyeku is a pediatrician at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore and on the faculty of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University, and serves as project director for the Working to Improve Sickle Cell Healthcare program at the National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality.

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Remembering Uncle Jhonnie this Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Monday, September 10, 2012

I've had Sickle Cell Anemia since the day I was born—17 years ago. Despite what some of my friends think, Sickle Cell is not a disease you can get rid of! September is Sickle Cell A...
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