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.
2022/2023 Youth Roving Reporter
“I am most excited about sharing my love of music and creating compelling, uplifting, and inclusive content for audience members from a youth’s perspective.”
Elaina Rae Stuppler is an award-winning composer and singer. She attended Crossroads School for the Arts in Santa Monica, California, where she studied vocal arts, composing, trombone, and violin, and recently received the U.S. President’s Education Award.
The Oregon Symphony named Elaina as their first Luna Composition Lab recipient, where her piece, Anxious Alignment, had its world premiere at their 125th Gala Anniversary. She is a member of the Young Composers Project and will have her orchestral composition debuted in 2023.
Our past Youth Roving Reporters
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.