WHYY Philadelphia| June 2019

'First Days in America'

We are finding, coaching and training public media’s next generation. This #nextgenradio project is created with partner station WHYY Philadelphia, where five talented student journalists are participating in a week-long state-of-the-art training program.

In this project, five immigrants talk about how their first days in America shaped their lives today.

NextGen Radio, Philadelphia

From left: Carina Giamarese, freelance photographer, Philadelphia, PA; Trenae Nuri, Morning Edition Producer/Reporter, WHYY; Jeanette Woods, Story and Talent Curator, Association of Independents in Radio (AIR), Philadelphia, PA; Gabriela Tylenda, Next Gen illustrator, Philadelphia, PA; Monica Ortiz Uribe, freelance reporter, El Paso, Texas; Celeste Headlee, author, speaker, journalist, Washington, D.C.; Catalina Jaramillo, Science and Environment Reporter, WHYY, Philadelphia PA; Yunyi Dai, Next Generation Radio illustrator, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD; Selena Seay-Reynolds, Next Generation Radio Audio Engineer, Princeton NJ; Liz Tung, reporter, “The Pulse” WHYY Philadelphia PA; Patrice Mondragon, News Producer, Colorado Public Radio, Denver, CO; Alexis Richardson, Digital Editor and Content Strategist, Philadelphia, PA; Doug Mitchell, Founder/Project Director, Next Generation Radio, NPR, Washington, D.C. Not pictured, Robert Boos, creative technologist, Saint Paul, MN.

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