Finding Her Voice
Natasha McMasters discovers how journalism skills can help her overcome one family trait.
Natasha is like most high schoolers, exploring new things and cultivating new interests. One of them has been WFDD's Radio 101 program. She says she likes learning journalism skills and believes they are helping her accomplish a goal she's had for years, to find her own voice. According to many pediatricians, a growing number of teenagers are showing signs of having social phobia–extreme shyness. Results of a 2011 study by researchers at the National Institute of Health, showed both males and females struggle with this condition.