Youth Roving Reporters

Youth Roving Reporters is an arts journalism mentorship program. Through this innovative, educational program All Classical Portland on-air hosts mentor selected Youth Roving Reporters (ages 14-18), providing them with guidance and insight on what it is to be a broadcaster and arts leader in their community.

Youth Roving Reporters Receive:
– Free tickets to an arts event
– Interviews arranged with artists/musicians
– Production mentorship and training

In consideration COVID-19 and to ensure the safety of our community and participants applications for the Youth Roving Reporters program will be considered on a rolling case-by-case basis. Contact All Classical Portland for more information.

2024 Youth Roving Reporter

Naomi Margolis

Naomi Margolis is a cellist currently studying with Diane Chaplin. She initially started taking lessons at age 8 with Portland’s Community Music Center. She has participated with the Metropolitan Youth Symphony since 2019 and performs in their Symphony Orchestra and their advanced self-conducted MYSfits String Ensemble. Naomi also participated in the Youth Orchestra of the Los Angeles National Festival in July 2022 under the direction of Gustavo Dudamel. She previously participated in masterclasses with Norman Fischer and has performed alongside professional musicians and ensembles, such as the Oregon Symphony and members of A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra.

Naomi is the founder and president of Lincoln Chamber Orchestra, her high school’s student-led performing group. Outside of music, Naomi is involved with language study initiatives and is currently serving as an exchange alumni ambassador for the US Department of State. She enjoys learning languages like Mandarin, Spanish, German, and Hindi. She has been a longtime fan of All Classical Radio and is inspired by the hosts’ passion for music. Naomi is excited about the opportunity to contribute to the All Classical Radio community.

Our past Youth Roving Reporters

2022/2023 Program Year
2020/2021 Program Year
2019/2020 Program Year
2018/2019 Program Year
2017/2018 Program Year

Youth Roving Reporter broadcasts air at 5:15pm on the first Saturday of every other month.