Spirit of Youth’s radio series is created by independent producer Shana Sheehy and is aired on virtually every public radio station in Alaska reaching nearly 100 communities and 94,000 listeners. The series has been on the air for 12 years and highlights several Spirit of Youth nominees. These stories not only allow adults around the state to hear positive and accurate portrayals of teens but they also counterbalance negative stereotypes so often perpetuated by the media.