NPR Illinois Podcast Academy

NPR Illinois Podcast Academy


Latest Episodes

WATCH & LISTEN: Illinois Symphony Orchestra Executive Director Discusses Career
July 26, 2019

The Illinois Symphony Orchestra is an institution based on inspiring audiences…

WATCH & LISTEN: UIS Professors' Passion for Justice Helps Free 12 Innocent Illinoisans
July 26, 2019

Dr. Larry Golden is a founding member and Director of the Illinois Innocence…

WATCH & LISTEN: The Scary Secret About the Lower Northwest
July 26, 2019

Earlier this month, there was a series of earthquakes that struck California,…

WATCH & LISTEN: Executive Director of the Boys and Girls Club Connects Community
July 26, 2019

Being community-minded comes fairly easily for Bill Legge. He’s the executive…

WATCH & LISTEN: From Happy Meals to Hospitals:Talking with Ronald McDonald House Program Coordinator
July 26, 2019

In 1986 the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois officially…

WATCH & LISTEN: St. John's Breadline Supervisor Inspires Change
July 26, 2019

Shawna Harris is the supervisor of St. John’s Breadline in Springfield,…

WATCH & LISTEN: The Meaning Behind Miss. Black Illinois USA
July 26, 2019

University of Illinois Springfield graduate Kayla Ross traveled back to central…

WATCH & LISTEN: Ambitious Media Group Manager Breaks Down The Complex Radio Industry
July 26, 2019

The media landscape in the Springfield area is highly competitive, and…

WATCH & LISTEN: Local Violinist Speaks Out About Social Issues Through Podcasting
July 26, 2019

Last year, Chenoa Alamu, a talented violinist from the Illinois Symphony…

WATCH & LISTEN: Rochester Football Coach Looks Forward to a Winning Year
July 26, 2019

Derek Leonard is the football coach for Rochester High School and has won seven…