The Youth Media Program offers college freshmen and high school students in the Lehigh Valley a chance to gain first-hand experience in modern radio under the guidance of experienced professionals. Over 80 students have benefited from this program since it first began at WDIY over a decade ago.
The Youth Media Program is provided free of charge every spring to students age 14-18 in the Lehigh Valley area.
Students selected for the program receive instruction in the following areas:
- Writing for radio and social media
- Interview techniques
- Use of recording and production equipment
- Editing recordings for broadcast
The Spring 2015 Youth Media Program will run from February through May, 2015. The submission process for the 2015 program is currently closed.