Philly Audio Diaries

Series produced by Anne Hoffman

Caption: Youth Producer Derricia Smith sits with program Producer Sandy Fleurimond at a nail salon, Credit: Anne Hoffman
Image by: Anne Hoffman 
Youth Producer Derricia Smith sits with program Producer Sandy Fleurimond at a nail salon 

Philly Audio Diaries trains young people in Philadelphia to tell their own stories for broadcast.

Philly Audio Diaries trains young people in Philadelphia to tell their own stories for broadcast.


3 Pieces

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Caption: Seventeen-year-old Sophia Angelica Delgado Feliciano says for a long time she used emotional distance as a survival tool. Today she's thriving. (Courtesy of Sophia Delgado), Credit: (Courtesy of Sophia Delgado)
In North Philadelphia, some teen girls live by the credo: “cold is cute.” Anger and emotional distance are crucial survival tools. For Sophia Delga...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2019
  • Length: 04:28
Caption: Art therapist Jessica Masino Drass (left) works with Derricia Smith., Credit: Anne Hoffman
Research has found that about half of children in the U.S. have experienced at least one traumatic event before they turn 17. In Philadelphia, 17-y...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2019
  • Length: 04:24
Caption: Kyleah Smith at WHYY studios in Philadelphia, Credit: (Emma Lee/WHYY)
One in three American adolescents is a victim of physical, sexual, emotional, or verbal abuse from a dating partner. To 20-year-old Kyleah Smith, d...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Aug 12, 2019
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 1