University of Nevada, Reno
Finding, coaching and training public media's next generation.
The Next Generation Radio Project is a week-long digital journalism training project designed to give competitively selected participants, who are interested in radio and journalism, the skills and opportunity to report and produce their own multimedia story. Those chosen for the project are paired with a professional journalist who serves as their mentor.
This edition of the #NPRNextGenRadio project was produced in collaboration with University of Nevada, Reno, Reynolds School of Journalism in May 2021.
- Managing Editor – Traci Tong, Editor, Public Media Journalists Association
- Digital Editors – Amara Aguilar, University of Southern California; and Kylene Yumul, University of Nevada, Reno
- Audio Tech – Selena Seay-Reynolds, Freelancer Audio Engineer, Princeton, New Jersey; and Perla Gomez, University of Nevada, Reno
- Illustrators – Lauren Ibanez, Houston; Ard Su, Baltimore; and Emily Whang, Los Angeles
- Visuals – Erica Lee, Freelance Visual Journalist, Jersey City, New Jersey; Michelle Baker, Media Producer, U.S. Senate; and Perla Gomez, University of Nevada, Reno
- Web Developer – Robert Boos, Metropolitan State, Minneapolis
Our journalist/mentors for this project were:
- Nico Colombant, University of Nevada, Reno
- Anh Gray, Public Health Editor, KUNR Public Radio
- Cintia Lopez, Producer, CapRadio
- Itxy Quintanilla, Associate Producer, KPCC
- Paolo Zialcita, General Assignment Reporter, Colorado Public Radio
NPR’s Next Generation Radio program is directed by its founder, Doug Mitchell.