I can still recall the feelings I had in March, nervous to begin my week-long project with NPR’s Next Generation Radio. My professors at Cal State LA were constantly reminding me how much I deserved an opportunity like this—an opportunity to show my perseverance, dedication, and hard-work. So much has changed since then. I watched […]
At the start of this project, they kept telling us that this week would go by in the blink of an eye. I didn’t believe it. I’d been looking forward to this project since March, when it got postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19 I thought the sheer anticipation of it would slow time enough for […]
I’m also very grateful that this project helped me grow as a person. I discovered my “magic” here.
When we were initially selected for the NPR Next Generation Radio project in March, I was grateful to have been considered for the opportunity. Now, with the uncertainty we’ve all experienced the last few months and having completed the training, there’s so much more to be grateful for. After a whirlwind of a week, I […]
I have a special voice. A voice that needs to be heard. All the other things are teachable.
Please straighten your back when you’re drawing. And regularly hydrate yourself. This week was quite hectic, but I felt like it was the best way to practice working on editorial illustrations. As an illustrator for the NPR Next Generation Radio project, we had such a short deadline. However, it definitely put me in a position […]
My passion for music and the arts, along with my passion for storytelling through journalism, was able to be combined in order to not just report on a worldwide issue, but also to tell a powerful story.
This entire week during the Next Generation Radio virtual project went by so fast. The days didn’t feel long either, even though they were filled with Zoom meetings, along with reporting and editing. It was a great experience and I know if it would have been in person it would have been even better. Throughout […]