68 episodes

Power Your Story is produced by high school students in the Podcast Tech & Production programs of After School Matters in Chicago. We represent diverse voices, telling our real life stories through the power of podcasting.

Each season features a new group of student producers under the mentorship of producer, Andrea Klunder at The Creative Impostor Studios. We share personal stories, interviews, and round table discussions about the topics that matter most to us.

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. We hope you learn something new by listening. Peace.

Power Your Story Student Producers, The Creative Impostor Studios

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 7 Ratings

Power Your Story is produced by high school students in the Podcast Tech & Production programs of After School Matters in Chicago. We represent diverse voices, telling our real life stories through the power of podcasting.

Each season features a new group of student producers under the mentorship of producer, Andrea Klunder at The Creative Impostor Studios. We share personal stories, interviews, and round table discussions about the topics that matter most to us.

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. We hope you learn something new by listening. Peace.

    COVID-19: Reflections from 2020

    COVID-19: Reflections from 2020

    COVID-19 hit the world pretty hard. In some ways, we hit rock bottom. In 2020, we recorded a round table discussion online (since we couldn't meet in person) with some of our Power Your Story student producers.
    We talked about masks, being stuck at home, online school, losing people, being bored, stress, and even some positive things coming from the experience. 
    In 2022, we listened back to that discussion for a fresh perspective and recorded an updated intro. 
    We hope listening back helps YOU process some of your own thoughts, feelings, and experiences from the pandemic. Hopefully things are getting better.
    This episode features Aliyah, Brandon, Brooklynn, Elvis, Genaro, Jules (Clara), Keyanna, and Alejandro. The new intro is by Adrian, Brooklynn, and Jayvon.


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    Power Your Story is produced by students in the Podcast Tech & Production programs of After School Matters in Chicago. We represent diverse voices, telling our real life stories through the power of podcasting technology.
    Each season features a new group of student producers under the mentorship of producer, Andrea Klunder of The Creative Impostor Studios, creating personal journals, interviews, and discussions about the topics that matter most to us.
    Our theme music is by DJ Sparkz.

    • 18 min
    Open Mic Thursday: Mask Mandates Lifted at School

    Open Mic Thursday: Mask Mandates Lifted at School

    When mask mandates were lifted at Chicago Public High Schools this spring, we had some thoughts... like was it too soon and will we ever feel totally comfortable not wearing masks in public?
    Open Mic Thursdays are off the cuff commentary about whatever topic is on our minds on a particular week. 
    These are our thoughts and opinions in the moment and can go basically anywhere. 
    This episode features Ada, Adrian, Brooklynn, Emerie, Jayvon, Joel, Maya, and Natalie. 


    http://www.PowerYourStoryPodcast.com
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/poweryourstorypodcast
    Instagram: @PowerYourStoryPodcast
    YouTube: After School Matters - Power Your Story Podcast
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    Power Your Story is produced by students in the Podcast Tech & Production programs of After School Matters in Chicago. We represent diverse voices, telling our real life stories through the power of podcasting technology.
    Each season features a new group of student producers under the mentorship of producer, Andrea Klunder of The Creative Impostor Studios, creating personal journals, interviews, and educational pieces about the topics that matter most to us.
    Our theme music is by DJ Sparkz.

    • 10 min
    Round Table: The Russia vs Ukraine War

    Round Table: The Russia vs Ukraine War

    In this round table discussion, we break down what is happening between Russia and Ukraine, what we think about it, how we can help, and what we would need to live in a world without war.
    This episode features Adrian, Jules, Jayvon, Beck, Juan, and Jacob.


    http://www.PowerYourStoryPodcast.com
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/poweryourstorypodcast
    Instagram: @PowerYourStoryPodcast
    YouTube: After School Matters - Power Your Story Podcast
    ***
    Power Your Story is produced by students in the Podcast Tech & Production programs of After School Matters in Chicago. We represent diverse voices, telling our real life stories through the power of podcasting technology.
    Each season features a new group of student producers under the mentorship of producer, Andrea Klunder of The Creative Impostor Studios, creating personal journals, interviews, and discussions about the topics that matter most to us.
    Our theme music is by DJ Sparkz.

    • 15 min
    Open Mic Thursday: The Slap at the 2022 Oscars

    Open Mic Thursday: The Slap at the 2022 Oscars

    Open Mic Thursdays are off the cuff commentary about whatever topic is on our minds on a particular week. 
    These are our thoughts and opinions in the moment and can go basically anywhere. 
    In this episode, we are talking about what it seems like the entire internet has been talking about -- Will Smith and Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars.
    This was recorded with two separate groups of student producers.
    This episode features Aldo, Brandon, Brooklynn, Carlos, Dewayne, D'Vonte, Elvis, Emilio Essence, Genaro, Jayvon, Joel, and Toni.
    Enjoy!


    http://www.PowerYourStoryPodcast.com
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/poweryourstorypodcast
    Instagram: @PowerYourStoryPodcast
    YouTube: After School Matters - Power Your Story Podcast
    ***
    Power Your Story is produced by students in the Podcast Tech & Production programs of After School Matters in Chicago. We represent diverse voices, telling our real life stories through the power of podcasting technology.
    Each season features a new group of student producers under the mentorship of producer, Andrea Klunder of The Creative Impostor Studios, creating personal journals, interviews, and educational pieces about the topics that matter most to us.
    Our theme music is by DJ Sparkz.

    • 18 min
    BONUS: Electronic Music & Other Hobbies with Genaro, David & Edward

    BONUS: Electronic Music & Other Hobbies with Genaro, David & Edward

    Recorded outside at school, this is an unscripted interview that David & Edward have with Genaro, the creator of our theme music.
    They talk about why he loves making electronic music and whether he would study music in college.


    Season 7 theme is "Hobbies & Life Hacks."
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    http://www.PowerYourStoryPodcast.com
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/poweryourstorypodcast
    Instagram: @PowerYourStoryPodcast
    YouTube: After School Matters - Power Your Story Podcast
    ***
    Power Your Story is produced by students in the Podcast Tech & Production programs of After School Matters in Chicago. We represent diverse voices, telling our real life stories through the power of podcasting technology.
    Each season features a new group of student producers under the mentorship of producer, Andrea Klunder of The Creative Impostor Studios, creating personal journals, interviews, and educational pieces about the topics that matter most to us.
    Season 7 is produced by Aliyah, Brandon, David, D'Angelo, D'Vonte, Edward, Elvis, Essence, Genaro, Jesus, Johnathan, Joel, Jonas, Justus, Rashaad.
    Our theme music is by DJ Sparkz.

    • 6 min
    Sebz World of Sports on podcasting with Edward, D'Angelo, Genaro, Jonas

    Sebz World of Sports on podcasting with Edward, D'Angelo, Genaro, Jonas

    Edward, D'Angelo, Genaro and Jonas talk with Seb from Sebz World of Sports, a show he originally created when he was in 4th grade.
    They talk about sports, podcasting, and getting into the middle school of your choice.
    The interview was originally recorded at the end of 2019 and we get an update from Seb!
    Check out Sebz World of Sports in your favorite podcast app or at http://www.sebzworldofsports.com.


    Season 7 theme is "Hobbies & Life Hacks."
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    http://www.PowerYourStoryPodcast.com
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/poweryourstorypodcast
    Instagram: @PowerYourStoryPodcast
    YouTube: After School Matters - Power Your Story Podcast
    ***
    Power Your Story is produced by students in the Podcast Tech & Production programs of After School Matters in Chicago. We represent diverse voices, telling our real life stories through the power of podcasting technology.
    Each season features a new group of student producers under the mentorship of producer, Andrea Klunder of The Creative Impostor Studios, creating personal journals, interviews, and educational pieces about the topics that matter most to us.
    Season 7 is produced by Aliyah, Brandon, David, D'Angelo, D'Vonte, Edward, Elvis, Essence, Genaro, Jesus, Johnathan, Joel, Jonas, Justus, Rashaad.
    Our theme music is by DJ Sparkz.

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

RJA973 ,

Great young voices

I listened to the "Bullying" episode. This podcast is very well produced and the young people contributing their stories do an amazing job talking about a tough subject. Good job all around!