For our second Manhattan workshop, Radio Rookies partnered with The Door in lower Manhattan, a multi-service youth agency that serves 8,000 teens each year. The Rookies traveled to The Door from different neighborhoods across New York for the opportunity to create radio documentaries. These stories were awarded the New York Festivals Gold Award, the Casey Medal and the Third Coast International Audio Festival's Silver Award for Best Documentary.
Friday, February 29, 2008
14-year-old Krystle has been living in a group home in Manhattan. In her radio story, Krystle documents what life is like in the group home.
Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Shirley Diaz’s life has been shaped by the tragedy of her mother’s murder and the difficulty of growing up in six different foster homes.
Monday, February 25, 2008
Two years ago, at 15, Jordan Teklay became legally emancipated from his parents and moved on his own from California to New York City.