Welcome to Youth Beat Radio! We are a weekly radio/podcast program about youth ideas, youth creativity, and youth leadership in Columbus, Ohio. We believe that youth can make a difference for themselves, their communities, and the world through their actions and words! Hence our slogan: “Voice to empower!” Youth Beat broadcasts shows hosted, produced, or inspired by youth in the Central Ohio area.

Youth Beat Radio is an outreach program of the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University.  It airs on Mondays at 7:30 pm on WCRS 92.7/98.3 FM and on Tuesdays at 5:30 pm on WGRN 94.1 FM and online.

Youth Beat includes:

  • Feature stories of youth leadership, community involvement, and action
  • Current trends and issues
  • Music and poetry
  • Youth news, events, and other special features
  • Environmental and societal issues
  • and much more!


Feel free to browse around our site.  Learn more about us, listen to the past shows, suggest ideas for new shows, or just see what we’re all about.  We hope you learn something and feel a bit more informed and empowered.

Ever yours,

The Youth Beat Radio Team