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Antonio Nevarez


  • caption: Visitors stream through the main entrance to Pike Place Market in August 2022.

    ‘A coral reef for local businesses’: Pike Place Market celebrates 115 years

    This August, Seattle’s Pike Place Market celebrated its 115th birthday. Since 1907, the iconic market has been home to small businesses, street-performing musicians, fish throwing, fresh produce, and even the first-ever Starbucks. RadioActive’s Antonio Nevarez went to Pike Place Market to talk to tourists, regulars, and store owners about the Market today.

  • caption: For Micky Randolph, fashion plays a major role in their self expression. In their home state of South Carolina, Randolph would feel uncomfortable wearing a skirt in public. In Seattle, they can wear one with pride.

    'I really appreciate you being there for me': The importance of LGBTQ role models

    It's become a lot more common for young LGBTQ people to see themselves represented in media. Just look at the variety of streaming shows right now with "Gentleman Jack," "Heartstopper," and "RuPaul's Drag Race." These are programs where people can see themselves, and their potential future, represented and celebrated. But just because you see a part of yourself represented on the big screen, doesn't mean you feel welcome within your own community.

  • caption: The RadioActive 2022 Advanced Producers. Top row from left: Eva Solorio, Antonio Nevarez, Adar Abdi, Jennifer Nguyen. Middle row: Rhea Beecher, Rahmah Abdulazeez, Emily Chua, Colin Yuen. Bottom row: Alayna Ly, Najuma Abadir, Lyn Strober-Cohen, Morgen White.

    Meet RadioActive's 2022 advanced youth producers

    KUOW's RadioActive Youth Media is proud to offer our Advanced Radio Journalism Workshop. Twelve graduates of our Intro to Radio Journalism Workshop are spending the spring with KUOW, and gaining advanced communications, audio production, and journalism skills.

  • caption: In this episode of the RadioActive podcast, we explore polarization and social media -- through fictional storytelling, nonfiction reporting, and cereal.

    One breakfast, divided. How social media polarizes us

    After the election, some RadioActive teen reporters had questions: about polarization, belonging, and social media. In this episode, they set out to combine factual reporting with fictional scenes to tell an even "truer" story about these questions.

  • caption: Victor Campos (right) at his high school graduation with Reid Sundblad, his middle school teacher and mentor.

    Middle school can be rough. Los Siete guides middle school boys through it

    In middle school, you’re thrown into a completely new environment with hundreds of people you’ve never met before. Your body and brain are changing. You’re starting to learn how to grow up. This transition can be hard on young teens. They can fail in classes and have issues outside of school. However, at Chinook Middle School in Sea-Tac, a group called Los Siete provides guidance and support for middle school boys.