Radio Rookies 10 Year Anniversary: Where Are They Now?
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Ten years ago WNYC’s Radio Rookies program began putting microphones in the hands of New York City teenagers to help them tell their own stories on the air. Linda Lee reported on her dream of being a TV news anchor. Listen to what happened next. Often the Radio Rookies program sparks an interest in broadcast journalism. For former Rookie Linda Lee, it confirmed her dream of becoming a TV news anchor—just like her hero at the time, WPIX’s Kaity Tong. Linda has since graduated from college and is working in TV news, just not in front of the camera.