AZYEP News Team

The Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program News Team interviews program founder Annemarie Zanca about the beginning of youth radio. Zanca also addresses questions about mental wellness and incorporating mindfulness into our every day. 

During the first AZYEP news team public affairs show of the 2019-2020 school year, The Andy Zanca News Team spoke with KDNK News Director Lucas Turner about his experience in radio and what he appreciates about KDNK. 

Andy Zanca Youth News Defines Ideal World

Apr 18, 2019
Beth Wysong

At a recent KDNK event, The Andy Zanca Youth News Team interviewed attendees about their ideal world.

On this edition of the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program News Team, Coordinator Adele Craft turns the tables on the students and interviews them. We hear about their lives, their passions, and what they do for fun. The mission of AZYEP is to empower youth from diverse backgrounds to express themselves, build self-confidence, and develop leadership skills through community broadcasting. Hear our archives here.

Aspen High School students researched environmental issues and want you to help protect our planet.

Andy Zanca News Team Talks Mental Wellness

Oct 17, 2018

The Andy Zanca News Team discusses mental wellness in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month with guests John Bruna and Aaron Taylor from the Way of Compassion and Annemarie Zanca, MA, LPC, founder of the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program. 

KDNK's Raleigh Burley and AZYEP News Team Coordinator Adele Craft speak about the importance of youth news during a live broadcast at Fiesta on the Fork.

AZYEP News Team Present Best Interviews

Apr 19, 2018

The Andy Zanca Youth News Team present their best interviews from the spring semester.

The Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program news team discusses Colorado River water issues and potential solutions with the Director of Community Affairs from the Colorado River District, Jim Pokrandt.

The Andy Zanca News Team discusses discrimination in schools and interviews Roaring Fork High School students about Model United Nations and how it broadens understanding of world issues. Support for this project comes from AspenOUT. 

The AZYEP News Team interviews Carbondale Middle School Principals, Jennifer Lamont and Assistant Principal, Heather Fox about education and the 2017-2018 school year.

AZYEP News Team Presents Year End Projects

Dec 21, 2017

The Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program News Team members each covered a story throughout the fall 2017 semester and presented it on the December AZYEP Public Affairs show. 

The Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program News Team interviewed students and teachers in the Roaring Fork School district about the construction and renovations taking place throughout area schools.