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NPR Student Podcast Challenge

Hey teachers: Do your students have something to say? Now is their chance.

Be a part of the second annual NPR Student Podcast Challenge.

Take an idea you’re teaching and have your students turn it into a podcast for the NPR Student Podcast Challenge. The winning podcast will be featured in segments on Morning Edition or All Things Considered.

It’s an opportunity for teachers with students between 5th grade and 12th grade. Students will need help from a teacher to submit. Entries are open NOW until March 31.

Key Dates

  • January 6 – Challenge officially opens for entries
  • January 13 – Podcast drops first trailer
  • January 19 – Podcast launches with first episode
  • March 24 – Deadline for Challenge entries
  • April – Winners announced

Go to npr.org/studentpodcastchallenge to find helpful resources for teachers and students and to read all the rules.

Questions about the Challenge can be directed to NPR at clombardo@npr.org and studentpodcastchallenge@npr.org.