OurWAY Youth Podcast Program


OurWAY Youth Podcast Summer Program
A Mentor program designed for youth ages 9 to 16.

A soft entry program centered on the skills, tools and equipment needed for podcast and internet radio broadcast. Our goal is to introduce youth to their own voice that reside in Oak Park, MI and the surrounding areas. Participants may also be selected to join OurWAY in creating a youth based internet radio broadcast for minors.

To provide young people a professional environment where youth can be introduced to podcast & radio production made our way.



How To Power Up-
Here participants will be introduced to all the necessary equipment. Also how to properly connect hardware and remove lines.
After powering up the workstation students learn how to record audio for playback.

How to run a Podcast-
Students will be encouraged to create there own personality name and title of a Podcast show. In a 2-person team students will practice as the host or sound engineer including mixing music.

How to Broadcast-
Students will practice Pre-Rolls and Mid-Rolls during recordings and practice creating audio commercials, Intros, Outros, Bumpers and

Meet and Greet Podcast Show-
Students will have the chance to put their new skills to the test by hosting and interviewing a professional guest.
The shows is pre-recorded and streamed for a live on air audience on OurWAY Radio Broadcast.


Table Equipment Needed

(5) - 4GB Notebook, Mixer, Audio Amplifier, Speaker, Mic, Stand & Headphones


The OurWAY Media Group requests $12,500.00 from Local Businesses & Professionals to support the OurWAY Youth Summer Podcast Program. Funding will provide for the (staffing, equipment, etc.) necessary to operate the program. The program will operate at One Stop/OurWAY Radio/TV Studios throughout Oak Park, MI area. The following budget outlines the specific cost breakdowns.


Salaries $850.00

Program coordinator

Program staff (full-time or part-time)




@ 6.00 percent

Professional Fees


Master Instructors, tutors, literacy coaches, evaluator, etc.




Tables, chairs educational software, basic school supplies, reference materials and magazines appropriate for different age ranges and interests, motivational posters, healthful snacks, incentive prizes, recognition awards, etc.




White boards, bookcases, portable storage bins, 4GB PC Notebooks, Mixer, Audio Amplifier, Speakers, Mic, Stand & Headphones, Cables and lines,


Travel and Training


In-service staff sessions, outside training with other studios








Special Events and Field Trips






Indirect Costs (percent)






OurWAY Youth Podcast Summer Program Presentation


OneStop/OurWAY Radio Broadcast Studio #4
OneStop/OurWAY TV Broadcast Studio #5
OneStop/OurWAY - Private Outdoor Courtyard


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