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While the Alaska Teen Media Institute studio is closed amid the Covid-19 pandemic, staff and youth producers are working from home to continue to bring youth stories to the public.

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Alaska Teen Media Institute youth producers explore changes in sea ice and what that means marine traffic in the Arctic.

For this episode, we’re doing something a little different. We’re hearing from Ryan Welch, one of the co-creators and writers of the Hulu comedy series “Ramy.” He was also born and raised in Alaska! The series stars comedian Ramy Yousef, playing a fictional version of himself, the son of Egyptian immigrants, navigating life as a […]

For our June radio show, we have some new voices to the ATMI crew. Joining recurring co-host Quinn White, is new producer Zinn Rogers, who actually did some work with ATMI years ago. And reporting from Sitka, news headlines are provided by new producer Karl Cranston-Simmons.

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Tina DeLapp is a retired nurse who also ran the school of nursing at UAA for a number of years. Earlier this year, Tina started volunteering to help administer the Covid-19 vaccine. Youth health reporter Jania Tumey spoke with her about the emotional responses of people receiving the vaccine, having conversations with friends and family […]

Now that the Pfizer vaccine is available to anyone ages 12 and up, we check in with Dr. Anne Zink, Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer.

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Vitus Collective is a group of young artists and musicians in and around Anchorage. Members include Machel, Husse, Zane Penny, Charlie Stockard, Maezelle, Richie, and Saint Deon. In the summer 0f 2019, they held a series of shows at the Kincaid Bunkers that brought in an audience of around 300 attendees. In this episode we […]

For this episode, we’re talking about the Netflix documentary “Operation Varsity Blues.” The movie details the 2019 college admissions scandal, focusing on Rick Singer, the college admissions counselor at the center of it all. The story is told with news footage and interviews, but scenes are also reenacted with actors, scripted from FBI wiretaps used […]

It has been over a year since the ATMI studio closed down due to the pandemic, so we’ve been pre-recording all of our radio shows from our homes. But for the first time in what feels like eons, we were back in the studio to record the May radio show!

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We take another trip around the world for this episode, to Costa Rica, to hear about how the pandemic has impacted people there. ATMI senior producer Daisy Carter has family who live in Costa Rica. Her cousin Andres Canas came up to Alaska to visit this spring. They sat down to talk about how the […]

In 2001, the Roadless Rule was setup to protect 50 million acres of national forests. The Tongass National Forest, located in Southeast Alaska, is the largest National Forest in the United States at 16.7 million acres. As of October 28, 2020, 9.3 million acres of the Tongass were no longer protected by the Roadless Rule, […]