Snap Judgment Call for Stories

Hey all. This very cool new radio show is looking for pitches. Details below.


Snap Judgment, “Storytelling, with a Beat,” is calling for pitches for five upcoming episodes, listed below.

Snap Judgment tells both character-narrated and producer-narrated, dramatic, first person, true stories and airs on over 85 stations nationwide. Our stories are heavily produced with music and sound effects and need not have a news hook. Pay scale is on par with other national programs.

All In It Together: Go team. Stories about working together, feeling outcast, being accepted, signing-up or going AWOL. Examples include the story of a young man who finds himself at a bar on the night of 9/11 listening to the stories told by emergency workers.

The Wiz: Stories with a Wizard of Oz theme. Think creatively, not just searches for brain, heart and courage, but stories about going home, emerald cities, fake wizards, good witches, tornadoes and your little dog too. Examples include the story of a heart transplant recipient experiencing the memories of his donor.

Tilt: Stories about reaching a tipping point, changing your tune, convincing others, falling from grace, rising to fame, giving-up, standing-up, or more literal stories about tilting, tipping. Examples include the story of a gang of bikers turned born-again evangelicals.

Waste: Stories about trash, time wasted, lives wasted, money wasted, garbage dumps, e-waste, wasting resources, wasting talent, finding treasure in trash. Examples include the story of a high powered attorney’s slow decline into crack addiction.

Cha-Ching-999: Stories about the value of a dollar. $9.99, $999.00, $99,900.00. Stories about learning the worth of something, something that’s value changes with time or with events, losing money, finding money, inheriting money, dirty money, money laundering, winning money, greed or generosity. Examples include the story of a robber who returned his victim’s wallet upon learning that his victim was homeless.

Pitch Procedure

1.     Listen to Snap Judgment.

2.     Check out the “Is your story right for Snap Judgment?” flowchart.

3.     Send your pitch to

4.     The Snap team will discuss your pitch and do our best to get back to you in about two weeks.

We can’t wait to hear your stories!


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