Radio 101

Radio 101 is WFDD's education program for high school students. It teaches interested students about journalism, technology, personal reflection and storytelling.

The program has been held at Carver High School in Winston-Salem and The Middle College at Guilford Technical Community College in High Point.

Radio 101 is currently held at Dudley High School in Greensboro and Reynolds High School in Winston-Salem.

The Spring 2013 edition of Radio 101 was produced in partnership with Dudley High School with funding from Arts Greensboro. Radio 101 is taught by Lopa Shah. Stories are produced by students with assistance from Kathryn Mobley.



Radio 101
12:33 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Forged by Fire

Amanda Whalen is a Firefighter Explorer in Winston-Salem. She plans to become a firefighter after graduating college.
Credit Amanda Whalen

Some Triad high schoolers are getting on-the-job training for their future career.

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Radio 101
9:49 am
Mon March 24, 2014

A Different View on Family Planning

Caroline Li ponders the family and social pressures on women to have children.
Credit Lopa Shah / 88.5 WFDD

Having children is not a given for some women.

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Radio 101
3:33 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

The Long Reach of Dr. Who into the Triad

The popular BBC series, Dr. Who, first aired in November 1963 until 1989. It was then relaunched in 2005. It has an international fan base and is noted as being a significant part of British Pop Culture.
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A vital piece of the internationally acclaimed show, Dr. Who, lives in the Triad. A Radio 101 youth explains where. 

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Radio 101
2:46 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

Looking Behind the Moral Monday Protests

Young protestors find their voice during North Carolina's 2013 Moral Monday Rallies.

One Triad high school junior fears North Carolina politicians are reducing her rights through legislation.

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9:19 pm
Sun September 29, 2013

Breaking The Barriers of Depression

Channell Jordan-Grier believes cultural and religious barriers are hindering her recovery from depression.
Credit Kathryn Mobley / WFDD

Most people would agree, growing up as a teenager can be difficult. But for 17-year-old Channell Jordan-Grier, the journey is more difficult because of a painful diagnosis.

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