Congratulations to our 2024 Teen Short Radio Drama Winners

Congratulation to all of the amazingly creative, teen radio drama producers who wowed the experienced literary, theatrical and radio producer judges with their five-minute original audio productions. Access Sacramento applauds ALL of the contestants for their productions.

Here are the short dramas that rose to the top of the field and will air on Access Sacramento’s non-profit public access low-frequency radio station, KUBU 96.5 LF-FM (where you can be you!), and here in the LISTEN section of this website at 3 pm on Sunday, May 26th, 2024. Can’t wait to hear these new creatives’ work!  Once they have aired, the top three radio plays will be posted to this page for your listening pleasure.

First Place:
Kingdom by Gia Le, Ashton Lee, Justin Sam, and Keira Vue

Second Place:
Appalachian Mountains by Athena Chen, Valeria Buendia (Evan Wang, Hannah Hufana)

Third Place:
False Hope by Noah Yang, Jacob Lau, Kyle Nguyen, Christian Rodriguez Carrillo

2024 Winners KUBU 96.5FM Air times

Top 10 Entries Air:

Sunday May 26th – 3pm
Monday May 27th – 2am
Monday May 27th – 6pm
Wednesday May 29th – 2am
Thursday May 30th  – 11pm
Saturday June 1st – 10pm

All other entries play in this time block, so all entrants can hear their entry play on the radio:

Sunday June 2nd – 3pm
Monday June 3rd – 2am
Monday June 3rd – 6pm
Wednesday June 5th – 2am
Thursday June 6th  – 11pm
Saturday June 7th – 10pm



First Place:
“Galactic Crisis”  by Aston Lee, Gia Le, Toby Vang & Jose Coronado

Second Place:
“The New Student”  by Raynell Lone, Shuda Huang, Andy Shen, Juwen Liang

Third Place:
“Behind the Mask”  by Justin Sam, Jazmyn Williams, Keira Vue, Eren Washington