Special thanks to:

Colorado Public Radio
Bridges Broadcast Center
7409 S Alton Ct
Centennial, CO 80112


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:

  • Managing Editor – Traci Tong, editor, Public Media Journalists Association, Boston
  • Digital Editors – Amara Aguilar, University of Southern California, Megan Verlee, public affairs editor at Colorado Public Radio
  • Audio Tech – Selena Seay-Reynolds, freelance audio engineer, Los Angeles; Patrice Mondragon, producer, Colorado Public Radio
  • Editorial Illustrators – Yunyi Dai, graduate student, School of Visual Arts, New York City; Emily Whang, freelance illustrator, Los Angeles; Eejoon Choi, freelance illustrator, Los Angeles
  • Visuals – Kevin Beaty, multimedia guy for Denverite.com, Colorado Public Radio
  • Web Developer – Robert Boos, Metropolitan State, Minneapolis

Our journalist/mentors for this project were:

  • Gabriela Saldivia, independent journalist, Seville, Spain
  • Hayley Sanchez, host/editor at Colorado Public radio

  • Isabeth Mendoza, engagement producer at KQED, Los Angeles, Calif.

  • Imana Gunawan, editor at Factal, Seattle

    NPR’s Next Generation Radio program is directed by its founder, Doug Mitchell.