Coastal Youth Media

Listen to the productions, stories, and perspectives from participants in the Coastal Youth Media training program. This is a podcast for and about young people in our region that covers issues like: youth culture, social justice, environmentalism, and other concerns of coastal youth.

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All Episodes

Climate Stories | Youth Report: Horse Hooves & Climate Change

14 year-old reporter Cassidy Carr wanted to explore a story about climate change and farms in her hometown, New Bern, North Carolina. What Cassidy didn’t know at the time,...

Climate Stories | Youth Report: Trash Fish & NC Restaurants

Coastal Youth Media Reporter Lily Spalding wanted to produce a story about sustainable seafood in her hometown, Beaufort, North Carolina. So she sat down in the kitchen with coastal...

Climate Stories | Youth Report: Shrimping, Over Time

In our first episode, 14-year-old reporter Alex Kies is exploring how the shrimping industry in his neck of the woods, Carteret County, North Carolina, is being impacted by climate...

Honoring Legacy: Nathan Johnson Talks To Mr. John

In Bolton, North Carolina – a small town of about 600 people located in rural Columbus County, North Carolina – Mr. John can be found in his front yard...

Honoring Legacy: Nathan Johnson Talks To 89-Year-Old Ms. Willie Mae

89-year-old Willie Mae grew up in Bolton, North Carolina – a small, predominantly African American town of about 600 people located in rural Columbus County, North Carolina. Today, 15-year-old...

Election Season Reflections From A 16-Year-Old Activist

My name is Shecoria Smith, and I’m from Wilmington, North Carolina. I’ve been interested in politics and social justice for as long as I can remember. I’m a sophomore...

Where I Come From: Rakyah

Welcome to Where I Come From. We are a group of young women going on a journey about our lives in Columbus County, North Carolina. We have explored where...

Where I Come From: Whitley

Welcome to Where I Come From. We are a group of young women going on a journey about our lives in Columbus County, North Carolina. We have explored where...

Where I Come From: Part 4

Welcome to Where I Come From. We are a group of young women going on a journey about our lives in Columbus County, North Carolina. COVID-19 has brought new...