Summer Intern, Out There Podcast

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Position Title: Summer Intern

Organization: Out There Podcast

Overview: Hosted by former Wyoming Public Radio reporter Willow Belden, Out There is an award-winning show that explores big questions through intimate stories outdoors.

Duties:

  • Story selection & editing — evaluating pitches, developing story ideas, pre-interviewing guests, booking interviews, editing scripts
  • Audio production — cutting tape, editing interviews, doing sound design/mixing (this would require basic knowledge of audio editing software, such as Adobe Audition, though they will work with you to hone your skills)
  • Producing your own story — if you pitch then a story that’s a good fit for Out There, they’ll work with you to develop it. So far, all of the past interns have produced long-form narrative stories that have aired on the show.

Hours: Around 8 hours a week with some scheduled meetings, the rest of the wrk is flexible

Benefits: You will receive a $500 stipend for the semester. In addition, if you produce a story of your own for Out There, they will compensate you for that as well.

Start and end dates: June to late August

Application Deadline: April 30

How to Apply: Send a resume and cover letter to willow@outtherepodcast.com with “Internship Application” in the subject line. Please make sure to highlight relevant experience/skills, and tell them how you would help them fulfill the mission of amplifying underrepresented voices on Out There. If you’ve done previous audio work, please provide a link to a story that showcases your skills.