NPR’s Next Generation Radio projects are hybrid (remote and in-person). Our selected cohort will report from where they are. Staffing varies with each project but mentors fit into these general categories.
This video was produced and edited by 2017 alumna Katherine Ellis. Illustrations by Yunyi Dai and Ard Su.
You can also read our Frequently Asked Questions.
We do hybrid projects. Some people can be in-person, and some can do it from home.
Please Note: You must live within the sponsor’s city/state/region. Our NAJA projects are the lone exception to this rule.
Here is our tentative schedule:
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“The best thing about the Next Generation Radio project is that even though it’s only one week, packed with real-world reporting and audio production experiences, the skills you gain and the connections you make are designed to last a lifetime. Once you’ve proven yourself, you become a part of the NextGen family, having that support and mentorship throughout your journalism career.”
Michelle Baker, University of Nevada, Reno 2019