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Youth Media International better known as Youth Radio is a youth-based non-profit media outlet based in Oakland, California. From its beginning until May 2007, it was located in Berkeley, California. It has won various awards, including the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Peabody Award in 2001. Media Coverage

Youth Radio features free programs and internships for young people ages 13-18 which train them in a variety of fields, including the radio, video, and news production as well as web page design and music production.

The teens at Youth Radio have had pieces aired on various radio stations, including National Public Radio and Public Radio International. Currently, Youth Radio has a streaming radio station on iTunes. Youth Radio also has weekly shows on KPFB, a sub station of KPFA. Youth Radio reaches 15 million listeners per year.

Youth Radio's mission is to promote young people's intellectual, creative and professional growth through training and access to media and to produce the highest quality original media for local and national outlets

But technical training is only part of the picture. Through their journalism education, Youth Radio students also strengthen their foundation in basic "life-skills": verbal expression, writing, computer technology, critical thinking, conflict resolution, and more.

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