Radio BCAM stories to be featured at Adobe Youth Voices city-wide event

Congrats to Tia Givens and Deion Burton!  Their stories were selected for the Adobe Youth Voices Live! event at the beautiful Alvin Ailey Theater space, along with some of this year’s best youth media from all over New York City.  BCAM High School will also be showing work by 11th grade art students, including Kassandra Perez, who will be getting up to represent us on stage.  Thanks again to our mentor Hillary Kolos and Adobe Youth Voices for supporting youth media in so many amazing ways!

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Radio BCAM visits WNYC Radio Rookies (PICS!)

We left Brooklyn to journey all the way to WNYC’s SoHo studios, where Radio Rookies producers Courtney Stein and Veralyn Williams showed us around, gave us some reporting pointers and helped us lay down some recordings. Thanks Radio Rookies!

Click below for about a million pics from our visit:

Radio BCAM’s WNYC visit
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“Teen Death” by Kurt Purrier

Kurt remembers a friend he lost to gun violence, and explores how teens like him deal with death.

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“A Good Man is Hard to Find” by Andrea Cross

Andrea and her friends search for someone who is mature enough to go out with among their 9th grade peers.

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“Achieve” by Tia Givens

Even though she is struggling in school, Tia is determined to do whatever it takes to become a good student and achieve her goals.

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“Dog Fighting” by Deion Burton

After his football hero, Michael Vick, disappoints him by claiming that he participated in a dog fighting ring because of his African-American culture, Deion looks into underground dog abuse in his community.

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“The Greedy Dream” by Robert David

When his friend’s family wins the lottery, Robert is jealous of their new wealth. But then, he finds out his friend is being tortured by a new nightmare: The Greedy Dream.

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